The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 14 to mark the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Vietnam’s membership of the treaty.
Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son paid a visit to the European Parliament (EP) from January 13 to 16 to discuss the ratification process of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
The East Sea issue has attracted great attention from the countries participating in the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) and related meetings, given the recent developments in the waters, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) is one of the largest multilateral diplomatic events hosted by Vietnam this year, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
The theme of the annual external economics conference this year (Vietnam Summit 2016), “Smooth Sailing Ahead,” has reflected the development situation in Vietnam, a country that is heading towards sustainable growth and prosperity.