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National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung meets Speaker of the Indonesian People's Consultative Assembly Sidarto Danusubroto.

Viet Nam hopes to build on relations with Indonesia Viet Nam and Indonesia reached an agreement to foster comprehensive co-operation, particularly in economics, culture, education and peace in the East Sea, during talks in Ha Noi yesterday, March 3. Meeting with Speaker of the Indonesian People's Consultative Assembly Sidarto Danusubroto, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said he believed the visit would tighten ties between the two nations, in particular their legislatures. He … [Read more...]

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Vietnam backs Palestine’s struggle for independence

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Vietnam advocates the establishment of an independent Palestinian state, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Phuong Nga declared at a conference in Indonesia this weekend. Nga affirmed that the Southeast Asian nation supports Palestine's fight for independence at the second Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD) in Jakarta on Saturday. Nga specifically said Vietnam fully backs the just struggle of the Palestinian people to reclaim its basic … [Read more...]

Vietnam supportive of Palestine goals: Deputy FM

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Phuong Nga meets with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad mal-Maliki (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam fully backs the just fight of the Palestinian people to reclaim their basic rights, including the rights to self-determination and the establishment of an independent Palestinian State, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Phuong Nga has declared. At the second Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD) in Jakarta on March 1, Nga made it clear that Vietnam supports all regional and global efforts to seek a comprehensive, fair and sustainable … [Read more...]

Indonesia, Palestine step up cooperation

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on February 28 paid an official visit to Indonesia to attend the second conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD II). He was accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad Malki, National Economic Minister Jawad N.A.Hirzallah, and Minister of Planning and Administrative Development Mohammad Abu Ramadan. This his first visit to Indonesia since he took office in June 2013. While staying in … [Read more...]

VN supports Palestine’s independent State building

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Vietnam is willing to assist Palestine to build its independent state, Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Doan Xuan Hung has said. Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad (Source: VNA) Hung made the comments at the first Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD) taking place in Tokyo, Japan, from February 13-14, where he was leading the Vietnamese delegation. "Vietnam is ready to continue the training courses for Palestinian officials, send … [Read more...]

VN backs Palestine’s independent State building

VGP - Viet Nam is willing to assist Palestine to build its independent state and stands ready to continue the training courses for Palestinian officials, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Doan Xuan Hung. Ambassador Hung made the remarks at the first Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD) held in Tokyo, Japan, from February 13-14. The diplomat said that Viet Nam is ready to send agriculture experts to Palestine and shares its … [Read more...]

Vietnam supports Palestine’s independent State building

(VOV) - Vietnam is willing to send animal breeding and rice growing experts, provide technical assistance, and share its economic development experience with Palestine. Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Doan Xuan Hung, the head of the Vietnamese delegation, issued the statement at the first Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD) in Tokyo, Japan over February 13-14. The conference's main objectives are to support Palestinian state building … [Read more...]

Palestinians ready to resume peace talks

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Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister Riad al-Maliki said yesterday/ on Thursday that Palestine was willing and ready to engage in peace process with Israel if it could show more of readiness in the process. Al-Maliki made the remarks at a press conference after the first meeting of the Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestine Development (CEAPAD). He said Palestine has been "very much willing and ready to engage into peace process with Israel," but emphasized … [Read more...]

Viet Nam hopes to build on relations with Indonesia

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung meets Speaker of the Indonesian People's Consultative Assembly Sidarto Danusubroto. — VNA/VNS Photo Nhan Sang

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam and Indonesia reached an agreement to foster comprehensive co-operation, particularly in economics, culture, education and peace in the East Sea, during talks in Ha Noi yesterday. Meeting with Speaker of the Indonesian People's Consultative Assembly Sidarto Danusubroto, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said he believed the visit would tighten ties between the two nations, in particular their legislatures. He expressed hope that Indonesia would realise its … [Read more...]

VN, Myanmar Friendship Association convenes first congress

VGP - The first congress of the Viet Nam-Myanmar Friendship Association (VMFA) in Ha Noi on August 26 elected a 36-member executive board for the 2014-2015 tenure led by Chu Cong Phung, former Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar. Speaking at the event, President of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong lauded the establishment of the VMFA, the 180 th member organisation of the union. He expressed his concurrence with the association's orientations set for the tenure, … [Read more...]

UNICEF representative recognised for her work

HA NOI (VNS)— Lotta Sylwander, Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Viet Nam, has been awarded the "For Peace and Friendship among Nations" commendation for her humanitarian work. President of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong presented the award to the UNICEF Chief Representative in Ha Noi yesterday. With her 20 years of experience, Lotta Sylwander has led UNICEF in Viet Nam to focus on issues such as child protection, social … [Read more...]

Deputy PM Nguyen Thien Nhan visits RoK

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang, Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh pose with the delegates at the event.

Army praised for following Uncle Ho Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has praised the army's efforts in following President Ho Chi Minh's moral practice, which helps to promote the army's glorious tradition and contributes to national construction and defence. Trong told a meeting held last Saturday to honour representatives of military role models in the campaign to learn from President Ho Chi Minh's moral example. He said the army had been creative in its efforts to widen the … [Read more...]

Committee promotes VN at forums

HA NOI (VNS)— President of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong praised contributions made by the Committee for Solidarity and Cooperation with Asia, Africa and Latin America in promoting Viet Nam's image, position and role in regional and international forums. Hong also lauded the committee's contributions to the world's sustainable development while speaking at the committee's sixth congress in Ha Noi on yesterday. He urged the committee to expand the network … [Read more...]

Ireland helps to clear bombs

Ha Noi (VNS)- Ireland has offered to assist Viet Nam in clearing unexploded bombs, mines and other explosive devices left over from the American War. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the visiting Irish Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, and the president of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organisations, Vu Xuan Hong, in Ha Noi on Monday. Ireland has also agreed to help support disabled people, including war victims. Costello said at the signing ceremony that he … [Read more...]

ASEAN, China boost friendship

HA NOI ' The 7th Conference on ASEAN-China People-to-People Friendship Organisations opened in Ha Noi yesterday, with the participation of high-ranking Vietnamese officials and representatives from ASEAN member countries' friendship associations with China. Addressing the event, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan stated that the forum is one of the most effective and dynamic events for ASEAN and its partners. Strengthening ASEAN-Chinese relations is not only beneficial to … [Read more...]

Venezuela aims to bolster ties

HA NOI ' Viet Nam will provided concrete guidance to relevant ministries and agencies in implementing joint co-operation with Venezuela in industry, energy, agriculture and training as planned, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai. He made the statement while receiving Venezuelan Foreign Relations Vice-Minister for Asia, the Middle East and Oceania, Davis Velasquez Caraballo in Ha Noi yesterday. Hai said Viet Nam and Venezuela have seen strong development in friendship and … [Read more...]

Irish Aid official Margaret Gaynor receives peace insignia

HA NoOI — Deputy director of the Irish Aid Agency Margaret Gaynor has been awarded the "For Peace and Friendship among Nations" insignia for her great contribution to boosting aid to Viet Nam during her term in the country. Don Tuan Phong, vice president of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organisations, presented the award in Ha Noi yesterday. Gaynor played a key role in building aid programmes for Viet Nam in the 2011-15 period, focusing on reducing poverty among ethnic groups, boosting … [Read more...]

Diplomatic corps pay tribute

BAC GIANG — Diplomats from a number of foreign embassies in Viet Nam and representatives from domestic and international organisations yesterday visited children in Thien Phuc Humanitarian Centre in honour of Nelson Mandela International Day. In November 2009, the United Nations instituted Nelson Mandela International Day on July 18th to recognise the contributions of the former South African President, who devoted 67 years of his life to his community, his country and the world, promoting a … [Read more...]

Photo exhibit marks ties with Philippines

HA NOI — A meeting was held in Ha Noi yesterday to mark the 35th anniversary of the founding of diplomatic ties between Viet Nam and the Philippines. President of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong and Philippine Ambassador Jerril G. Santos reviewed the co-operative history between Viet Nam and the Philippines. Since the establishment of diplomatic ties, the two countries' senior leaders have exchanged regular visits to expand co-operation in various … [Read more...]

APF pledges support for ASEAN charter, community

The joint statement, reached after six plenary meetings and 16 workshops, recommended ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) effectively implement co-operative mechanisms and agreements to sustain peace and security, prevent conflicts and settle disputes peacefully. Under the presence of the new liberalism, ASEAN economic integration and co-operation should avoid competitiveness to focus on mutual assistance based on the principles of solidarity, equality and environment sustainability, … [Read more...]