Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh visits and works in the US in May
This afternoon (April 21), at a regular press conference, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang informed about the special ASEAN-US summit scheduled to be held in Washington in May.
The ASEAN-US special summit on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations will take place from May 12-13 in Washington DC, the US, the spokesperson said.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh accepted the invitation of US President Joe Biden to lead the Vietnamese delegation to attend this special summit, visit and work in the US and the United Nations.
It can be said that, after 27 years of establishing diplomatic relations, the relationship between Vietnam and the US has made great strides on the basis of mutual benefits, respect for independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and political institutions of the country. together.
On that basis, we look forward and are ready to cooperate with the administration of President Joe Biden to promote the two countries’ relations in depth, effectiveness and sustainability, for peace, stability, cooperation and development in Vietnam. region as well as around the world,” the spokesperson emphasized.
On April 18, Cambodia, Chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2022, said that this is the second ASEAN-US special summit since 2016, but the first. with the direct participation of the leaders of the two sides since 2017.
At the conference, ASEAN leaders and US President Joe Biden will discuss ways to strengthen cooperation in various fields, including response to Covid-19 and global health security, climate change, and climate change. climate change, sustainable development, maritime cooperation, human resource development, education and people-to-people exchanges, as well as economic connectivity and engagement. The two sides will also exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual concern.
The leaders of ASEAN and the United States will chart the course of the future bilateral relationship and seek to further strengthen the strategic partnership for the mutual benefit of ASEAN countries and the United States.
The press continues to ask questions when the US recently announced that it wants to quickly upgrade its relationship with Vietnam into a strategic partner, whether this issue will be raised during the Prime Minister’s upcoming visit and working visit.
The spokesman affirmed: The comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the US has developed well over the past time. On that basis, Vietnam wishes and is willing to cooperate with the administration of President Joe Biden to promote the two countries’ relations in depth, effectiveness and sustainability, for peace, stability, cooperation and development. in the region and in the world as well as for the benefit of the two countries and the two peoples.
Vietnam is currently preparing for Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to attend the special ASEAN-US summit, and visit and work in the US and the United Nations.
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