VGP - In 2008, Việt Nam continues to score outstanding achievements in diplomatic work, said Deputy FM Phạm Bình Minh at an interview today. Briefing Việt Nam's diplomatic policy this year, Deputy FM Minh said that the country has actively promoted relationships with its neighbors and traditional partners, making them increasingly solid, stable and sustainable. Việt Nam upgraded the relationship with China to a strategic partnership for comprehensive cooperation, enhanced economic relations with Laos and Cambodia; cement strategic partnerships with Russia, Japan, India and the European Union (EU); stabilized relations with the United States of America on the basis of friendship, multi-faceted cooperation, mutual respect and benefits. Numerous visits made by Vietnamese and foreign senior leaders have represented the fine development of the relations between Việt Nam and its partners. In the field of multilateral diplomacy, the most remarkable event is that Việt Nam was chosen to be a … [Read more...] about 2008: Multilateral and economic diplomacy blooms
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US President Barack Obama has offered to engage with Iran if its leaders "unclenched their fist" as his new UN ambassador pledged "direct" nuclear diplomacy with Iran as long as Tehran halts uranium enrichment. Susan Rice told reporters on Monday that the Obama administration looked forward to "engaging in vigorous diplomacy that includes direct diplomacy with Iran, as well as continued collaboration and partnership with" the four other permanent members of the UN Security Council along with Germany. An Iranian woman walks past an anti-US mural on the wall of the former US embassy in Tehran. "We will look at what is necessary and appropriate with respect to maintaining pressure toward that goal of ending Iran's nuclear program," she added. "Dialogue and diplomacy must go hand in hand with a very firm message from the United States and the international community that Iran needs to meet its obligations as defined by the Security Council and its continued refusal to do so will only … [Read more...] about US vows ‘direct’ nuclear diplomacy with Iran
VGP - Over the past 67 years, Viet Nam's diplomacy has always accompanied the country's effort for progress and has significantly contributed to an array of glorious achievements, said Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. Mr. Minh made the remarks in his article entitled '"Viet Nam's diplomacy reaches new heights'" which is published on the occasion of the 67th founding anniversary of diplomacy (August 28). Diplomacy has taken the lead in creating a peaceful and stable environment and taken advantage of the best external sources to serve national security and development. … [Read more...] about VN’s diplomacy reaches new heights
In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s diplomacy in 2010: Firmly marching on the road of integration and development.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem affirmed that the diplomatic service has made tremendous contributions to the country’s overall successes in 2007 during a recent interview withViet NamNews Agency. Q: Could you talk about the outstanding achievements of the diplomatic service in 2007 and orientations for its operation in 2008? A: The year 2007 left each Vietnamese with the feelings of excitement and pride in the country’s important strides in the cause of socio-economic development and international integration. Under the correct and timely leadership and with direct involvement of the Party, State, Government and National Assembly leaders, building on the country’s new position and successes obtained in 2006, diplomatic tasks continued to be carried out in a comprehensive manner, thus harvesting tremendous important achievements and greatly contributing to the country’s common successes. What I want to mention, first of all, is … [Read more...] about Successful Year For Viet Nam’s Diplomacy