US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc E. Knapper at the press conference on the afternoon of April 20 – Photo: NGUYEN KHANH
At the press conference on the afternoon of April 20, responding to the press andRegarding maritime security support, the US ambassador to Vietnam affirmed that the US is committed to strengthening its capacity to help Vietnam ensure maritime security and improve maritime awareness. One of these outstanding efforts is that in recent years the US has provided 2 patrol boats for the Vietnam Coast Guard.
“This is a clear demonstration of our interest in helping Vietnam improve its maritime capabilities. We are ready to deliver our third patrol boat to Vietnam and are in the process of discussing it with Vietnam. Vietnamese government,” said Mr. Knapper.
Sharing with the press, US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper said he was very happy when to be back, to see how Vietnam has changed. That is the strong growth across the country of Vietnam, as well as the increasingly prominent role Vietnam plays in the region and in the world.
I am looking forward to the US-ASEAN Summit held in the US. This is a great opportunity to welcome the leaders of the region, including Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, to Washington DC. Hope your visit to Vietnam will be fruitful. On the American side, we eagerly welcome guests from Vietnam.
Ambassador Marc E. Knapper
“I also find that what has not changed is the warmth and hospitality of Vietnamese people, the friendliness, honestly, that I and my wife have received from the Vietnamese people since returning,” Ambassador Knapper shared. more.
Regarding the relationship between the two countries, the US ambassador said thatThe two countries have expanded their relationship and developed cooperation in all aspects of trade, investment, energy, cultural exchanges, and people-to-people exchanges between the two countries.Relations between the two countries have developed in a way that he himself could not have imagined 15 years ago.
The US Ambassador also emphasized, nElevating Vietnam-US relations to a strategic partnership is not only his personal priority but also the US government’s priority. US Vice President Kamala Harris during his visit to Vietnam last year emphasized the US’s will to strengthen Vietnam – US relations.
Ambassador Knapper also said that it is time for the two countries to upgrade their relations because nearly 10 years have passed since the two countries became comprehensive partners.
“Vietnam and the US share the same goals and interests in the field of security and prosperity. Both countries are working together to create the foundation for the prosperity of the two countries.“, Mr. Knapper shared at the press conference.
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