Vietnam discusses measures to tighten cooperation with US

Thursday, 2021-04-08 10:17:24
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Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc (Photo: MOFA)
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NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc has 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.

Both sides noted with satisfaction the great strides in the Vietnam-US Comprehensive Partnership and expressed optimism about the outlook for bilateral relations in the time ahead.

Ambassador Ngoc proposed the US increase support for Southeast Asian countries to access COVID-19 vaccines, cooperate with Vietnam in transferring vaccine production technology and licensing and manufacturing vaccines, and promote cooperation to ensure effective and sustainable supply chains.

For his part, Bera applauded the Vietnamese Government and people’s success in the COVID-19 combat and agreed to foster ties to keep supply chains stable.

During the talks, the two sides also discussed the enhancement of the ASEAN-US Strategic Partnership in some regionally important issues.