Party chief hosts reception for Chinese Foreign Minister

Saturday, 2021-09-11 21:42:55
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Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and State Councilor and Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi pose for a photo with other officials. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception in Hanoi on September 11 for Wang Yi, State Councilor and Foreign Minister of China, who is in Vietnam for an official visit and to co-chair the 13th meeting of the Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation.

Minister Wang Yi congratulated Vietnam on the successful organisation of the 13th National Party Congress and noted his belief that under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam headed by General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the Vietnamese people will achieve the development goals for 2030 and 2045 set by the Congress.

The Chinese minister informed this host on the common perceptions and important outcomes reached during the 13th meeting of the Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation.

He stated that the two sides should strengthen political trust, promote cooperation across the fields and constantly enrich the content of the China-Vietnam comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

Wang also said China is willing to work with Vietnam in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Welcoming Wang and the Chinese delegation to Vietnam, Party General Secretary Trong appreciated the outcomes of the 13th meeting of the Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation and the official visit by the Chinese Foreign Minister. He said the visit will contribute to promoting cooperation between the two countries in the time ahead.

The Vietnamese Party leader congratulated China on the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China and the 72nd National Day of China. He re-affirmed that the Vietnamese Party and State attach importance to the neighbourly friendship and the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Vietnam and China.

Appreciating the good developments in the relations between the two Parties and countries in the recent past, General Secretary Trong proposed that the two sides continue to increase high-level contact, strengthen mutual friendship and political trust, enhance the effectiveness of cooperative mechanisms between the two Parties and promote the sharing of experience in Party building and national governance.

The Party chief also urged promoting win-win substantial collaboration between the two countries’ ministries, sectors and localities, bolstering educational work to raise the awareness of their people, especially young generations, about the traditional friendship between the two Parties and nations, and patiently settling disputes and differences, thus helping boost the healthy and sustainable development of the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership for the benefits of their people.