Vietnam attaches great importance to and expects the Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership to continue to further grow in a stable, extensive and effective manner, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at his talks with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in Hanoi on July 9.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States (US), Pham Quang Vinh, discussed the measures required to strengthen the Vietnam-US relations during his meetings with US partners from the US Chamber of Commerce (USCC) and the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC), alongside Senator Patrick Leahy and a number of US friends, from May 31 to June 5.
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong and Sandra Oudkirk, Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of Energy Resources of the US co-chaired the first Vietnam-US Energy Security Dialogue in Hanoi on March 30.
The recent Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue concretised the contents reached by the two countries’ defence ministers and discussed some defence cooperation issues to ensure that President Donald Trump will have an insight in bilateral ties during his upcoming visit to Vietnam, said a high-ranking officer.
President Tran Dai Quang has reiterated Vietnam’s wish to promote comprehensive, practical, stable and long-term relations with the US for mutual benefit and on the basis of respecting each other’s political regime.
Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Dinh The Huynh on October 31 wrapped up his visit to the US at the invitation of Secretary of State John Kerry.
The 7th Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue took place in Hanoi on October 17, with both sides looking to enhance ties and multiply cooperative areas.