Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh on March 1 hosted a banquet for Susan Thornton, Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc held phone talks with Ami Bera, a Democratic congressman representing California and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation at the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on April 5.
The US supports a strong, independent and prosperous Vietnam that plays an increasingly important role in the region, contributing to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world, said US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien.
US support for the war-torn central province of Quang Tri in settling the aftermath of war is substantial and the cooperation between the two is viewed by many international experts as a model for the region and the world, an insider has said.
Since the normalisation of bilateral relations 25 years ago, bilateral trade between Vietnam and the US has consistently increased. Vietnam ranks 16th among the US trade partners and the US is Vietnam’s third largest trade partner.
The Vietnam-US relationship has experienced its ups and downs but has overcome a tumultuous past and moved towards a future of cooperation for the sake of both countries.
The Vietnam – US defence policy dialogue was held at the US Department of Defence in Washington DC on December 11, discussing regional and international issues of mutual concern and measures to boost cooperation in the time ahead.
Trade relations between Vietnam and the US will continue expanding but will also be affected by challenges in the future, heard a seminar in Hanoi on November 14.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong and President Donald Trump witnessed the signing of four cooperation agreements between Vietnam and the US with a total value of about 21 billion USD, in Hanoi on February 27.
PSNews - Senior Lieutenant General Bui Van Nam, Deputy Minister of Public Security on April 3 received Tim Rieser, Senior Assistant to United States Senator Patrick Leahy.
According to the United States' Embassy in Hanoi, the United States currently transfered 6 Metal Shark patrol boats During U.S. Coast Guard Commander’s Inaugural Visit to Vietnam.