With experience accumulated in multilateral external relations over the past decades, cooperation and support from other countries and its own efforts, Vietnam is well positioned to fulfil its role in the UN Security Commission (UNSC), said Ambassador Dinh Thi Minh Huyen, former director of the Foreign Ministry’s Department of International Organisations.
Many foreign diplomats have expressed their belief that Vietnam will be able to fulfil its responsibility well if it is elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021.
The UN Security Council (UNSC) is planning to hold an in-person meeting on July 14, the first since mid-March when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the council to convene virtually.
Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, deputy head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, has attended a video conference on Darfur situation in Sudan and operation of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) held by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
Vietnam has reaffirmed support for peace process led by Afghan people at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)'s teleconference on March 31 discussing Afghanistan situation and activities of the UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), on Mach 4 called on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to review its sanctions against South Sudan.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has expressed his belief that under the sound leadership of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), the Lao people will successfully realise the goals set by the Resolution of the 10th National Party Congress, and the 2016-2020 socio-economic development plan.
Vietnam’s highest priority during its term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021 would be promoting multilateralism and compliance with international law in addressing global challenges regarding peace and security, said a senior official.
Representatives from many countries at the United Nations (UN) sent congratulations to Vietnam on becoming a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021 with 192 votes of the total 193 UN member countries.
The support of up to 192 of the 193 United Nations member states for Vietnam to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021 shows that the country has a “very special position in the heart of the international community”, said Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has affirmed Vietnam is a trustworthy partner for sustainable peace in a message following the country’s election to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021.
On the threshold of the election of five countries as non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council slated for June 7, a Japanese high-ranking diplomat has expressed his belief that Vietnam will have a high chance to win the election.
Indonesian Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani has spoken highly of Vietnam’s preparation to run for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council (UNSC).
“Vietnam’s consistent point is in support of denuclearization on the Korean peninsula, the comprehensive nuclear test ban, nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear weapon disarmament” – Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh emphasized.