VietNamNet Bridge – On New Year 2016, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh reviewed achievements of the country’s diplomacy over the past five years. The 11th National Party Congress (January 2011) marked an important change in diplomacy. It was decided that external affairs would be undertaken synchronously, comprehensively and effectively in all bilateral and multilateral channels based on close collaboration in diplomatic work of the Party, the State, the National Assembly and people. The congress also adopted to carry out international integration pro-actively and it was specified in the Politbur’s Resolution No.22 to pro-actively take part in multilateral institutions, contributing to building a political and economic order of equality and democracy, preventing wars and disputes, consolidating peace and promoting co-operation for mutual benefit. Over the past five years, the resolution has been implemented as the regional and … [Read more...] about Achievements of Vietnam’s diplomacy over the past five years
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Nhan Dan/VNA - Vietnam and Japan have elevated their ties to the new level of Extensive Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia. The upgrade came during March 18 talks between President Truong Tan Sang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held as part of the former’s ongoing state visit to Japan. Both leaders expressed their delight at the strong growth of Vietnam-Japan relations in all fields—ranging from politics, security-defence and economics-trade-investment to people-to-people diplomacy, culture, tourism and human resources development—laying a firm foundation for their acceleration. During the talks, President Sang and PM Abe agreed on a number of major directions as well as concrete measures to make bilateral ties comprehensive, more practical and deeper in all realms. They shared the intention to maintain visits and contact between the high-level leaders of both countries, while effectively utilising the existing co-operation mechanisms … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Japan upgrade to Extensive Strategic Partnership
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
Viet Nam and Japan issued a joint statement following the talks between the visiting Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, in Tokyo on Oct. 19. The following is the full text of the joint statement: "Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Tan Dung held constructive and forward-looking discussions on the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung's visit to Japan from 18 to 22 October, 2006 as the first official guest invited by Japan's new cabinet. The two sides highly valued the friendship which had been developed by the two countries in the spirit of long-term stability and mutual trust on the basis of the "Japan-the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Foreign Ministers' Joint Statement Toward a Higher Sphere of Enduring Partnership" in 2004. The two sides expressed their determination to further expand and strengthen bilateral relations as strategic partners for peace and … [Read more...] about Viet Nam-Japan joint statement
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.