Vietnam pays heeds to fortifying its relations with Rwanda, a potential partner of the country in East Africa, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh stated on August 7.
Vietnam’s assumption of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)’s non-permanent membership for the 2020-2021 tenure and the UNSC’s presidency in January 2020 is a valuable opportunity for the country to contribute constructively and responsibly to the international community’s common affairs.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on October 12 urged the Francophone community to promote intensive cooperation and take a holistic approach on all issues in order to find effective solutions to deep-rooted crisis and instability such as inequality, poverty and underdevelopment.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh called for support to Vietnam’s candidacy as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council in the 2020-2021 tenure during a programme in New York on September 26 on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.
Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi co-hosted the 11th meeting of the Steering Committee for Vietnam – China Bilateral Cooperation in Ho Chi Minh City on September 16.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov agreed on measures to effectively boost bilateral ties during their talks in Hanoi on March 23.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh participated in the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 50) opened in Manila, the Philippines, on August 5.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has highlighted Vietnam's positive contributions as a responsible member to ASEAN’s advancement at a recent meeting to mark the regional grouping’s 50th founding anniversary.
Vietnam and Germany have agreed to work closely to strengthen support at multilateral forums and international organizations including Germany’s support for Vietnam to expand its relations with the EU.