They agreed on main cooperation actions in 2022, together with the celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic ties, the upgrading of the connection to a complete strategic partnership, the organisation of visits and conferences between senior leaders of the 2 international locations, and the implementation of the present cooperation mechanisms to result in pragmatic pursuits to either side.
Chung careworn the importance of Son’s official go to to the RoK, which, he mentioned, opens up actions marking the thirtieth anniversary of the diplomatic relations, and affords a chance for the 2 sides to look into orientations to deepen the connection.
For his half, Son affirmed that Vietnam attaches nice significance and needs to spice up cooperation with the RoK intensively and extensively, and instructed the 2 international locations additional utilise the present cooperation mechanisms in diplomacy, nationwide defence and safety.
On the similar time, the 2 sides ought to work to enhance the effectivity of collaboration in economic system, commerce and funding, striving to boost the two-way commerce to 100 billion USD by 2023 and 150 billion USD by 2030, he mentioned.
The minister famous his hope that Korean corporations will increase their funding in Vietnam, particularly in high-tech, renewable power, digital transformation and future industries, switch applied sciences and construct analysis and improvement (R&D) centres in Vietnam.
He referred to as on the RoK to think about giving extra huge loans with incentives to main infrastructure and local weather change tasks in Vietnam.
Son additionally instructed deepening cooperation in labour, tourism, schooling and people-to-people trade.
To facilitate the travelling of residents and companies of the 2 international locations and contribute to reaching the twin targets of COVID-19 containment and financial improvement in every nation, Son referred to as for the RoK’s early recognition of Vietnam’s vaccine passport, and the nation’s additional help within the pandemic struggle.
He instructed the RoK create extra beneficial circumstances for Vietnamese within the host nation, particularly Vietnam-RoK multicultural households.
Reaffirming Vietnam as a number one vital accomplice of the RoK, Chung mentioned achievements recorded after the institution of the diplomatic ties three many years in the past would create a agency basis for the bilateral relationship to maneuver ahead within the time forward.
He offered particular proposals to deepen cooperation in politics-diplomacy, nationwide defence-security, economy-trade, well being care-science-technology, tradition and people-to-people trade.
The RoK’s International Ministry will proceed shut coordination with its Vietnamese counterpart and different related ministries to virtually contribute to boosting the strategic cooperative partnership within the coming time.
The 2 minsters additionally shared views on regional and worldwide points.
Son congratulated the RoK on the profitable organisation of the primary ministerial assembly of the Organisation for Financial Cooperation and Growth (OECD)-run Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP) on February 9, excellently fulling its function as co-chair of the programme in 2018-2022.
Vietnam will work tougher to uphold its function as coordinator of the ASEAN-RoK relations and be part of palms to foster the relations, in the direction of the thirty fifth anniversary of the relations in 2024, he affirmed.
The 2 sides consented to step up coordination at multilateral boards and mechanisms, notably the United Nations.
Vietnam stands able to coordinate to advertise inter-Korean dialogue and cooperation, contributing to the peace course of and denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, he pledged.
The minister expressed his hope that Vietnam and the RoK would persistently preserve their constructive stance on sustaining peace, stability and authorized order at sea, respecting freedom of navigation and overflight, and settling disputes within the East Sea/South China Sea by peaceable measures in line worldwide legislation, together with the 1982 United Nations Conference on the Legislation of the Sea (UNCLOS).
He referred to as for help to ASEAN and China in constructing a substantive, efficient and environment friendly Code of Conduct within the East Sea (COC) in accordance with worldwide legislation, 1982 UNCLOS.
Son is on an official go to to the RoK from February September 11 on the invitation of his RoK counterpart Chung Eui-yong.
Additionally on February 10, he met with the President of the RoK – Vietnam Friendship Affiliation and the President of the Korean cultural improvement affiliation, and visited the Vietnamese Embassy within the RoK.