Vietnam is concerned about the current situation in Syria and objects to the use of force which threatens the normal life of innocent civilians and peace and stability in the region, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 15.
Vietnam and Pakistan held their second political consultation in Islamabad capital of the Muslim country on April 13, during which they lauded their close collaboration and were unanimous to support each other at regional and international forums.
The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned Vietnamese citizens not to travel to Syria or regions in its vicinity until stability is re-established in this Middle East nation.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underlined the Government’s determination to speed up the progress of Ho Chi Minh City’s metro project to serve the city’s development, reduce traffic congestions and effectively use capital.
President of the Lao Front for National Construction Central Committee Xaysomphone Phomvihane visited the northern province of Hoa Binh on April 13.
Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has sent a congratulatory message to Jean Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs on the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-France diplomatic relations.
The National Assembly Standing Committee urged the Government to publicize cases of wasteful spending during a discussion of the Government’s report on the fight against wastefulness on April 12.
The Vietnam-Russia strategic partnership is developing fruitfully, with regular political meetings, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The 10th political consultation and 7th strategic dialogue at the deputy foreign ministerial level between Vietnam and India took place in New Delhi on April 9-10.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 8 paid a surprise visit to Chu Dau village in the Red River Delta province of Hai Duong, which is considered one of the cradles of Vietnam’s ceramics.
The 23rd session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee commenced in Hanoi on April 10 to mull over important issues in preparation for the upcoming fifth meeting of the legislature in May.
The government will continue paying close attention to agriculture and rural areas and create the best environment for their development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said during a dialogue with farmers in the northern province of Hai Duong on April 9.
Deputy Foreign Minister and head of Vietnam ASEAN SOM Nguyen Quoc Dung and Secretary of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Preeti Saran co-chaired the 20th ASEAN-India Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) in Hanoi on April 5-6.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh visited the US Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, in early April at the invitation of the US Navy.
Vietnam’s Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Dinh Quy has stressed the need for the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to take the lead in promoting peace and security based on the UN Charter and international law – a prerequisite to sustainable development.
The 20th ASEAN-India Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) co-chaired by Deputy Foreign Minister and head of Vietnam ASEAN SOM Nguyen Quoc Dung and Secretary of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Preeti Saran was held in Hanoi on April 5-6.
Maintaining sustainable economic growth and ensuring financial stability and self-resilience are key goals reached at the 22nd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM-22), the fourth ASEAN Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AFMGM-4) and related meetings held in Singapore from April 3-6.
Members of the National Assembly’s Judicial Committee have agreed on the need to amend the 2007 Law on Amnesty to make it fall in line with the 2013 Constitution and other related laws, and to ensure the meaning of amnesty.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has conveyed his best wishes to the Khmer ethnic minority group in the southern region on the occasion of their traditional New Year festival - Chol Chnam Thmay - which falls on April 14-16.
The Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS) has been an important forum contributing to maintaining and promoting peace, stability and security in Asia-Pacific and the world, said Vietnamese Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich.