HÀ NỘI – President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc obtained the newly-appointed ambassadors of Mexico and the US, who got here to current their credentials to the Vietnamese chief in Hà Nội on Friday.
On the reception for Mexican Ambassador Alejandro Negrin Munoz, President Phúc mentioned he believed that the diplomat will excellently fulfill his time period of workplace in Việt Nam to assist bolster the normal friendship and multifaceted cooperation between the 2 nations.
Munoz famous with satisfaction that bilateral cooperation has been rising properly over the past 47 years, expressing his hope that Việt Nam and Mexico will arrange a strategic partnership, which shall be a foundation for additional augmenting their collaboration.
Mexican Ambassador Alejandro Negrin Munoz (proper) presents his credentials to President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. VNA/VNS Picture Thống Nhất.
The Vietnamese President mentioned the bilateral ties have been thriving unceasingly within the current previous as seen within the upkeep of all-level conferences, together with the continued promotion of the political session and the joint committee on financial, commerce, and funding cooperation. Mexico is at present the second largest commerce associate of Vietnam in Latin America with bilateral commerce approximating US$5.2 billion, he mentioned.
Việt Nam will work intently with Mexico to extend high-level conferences and cooperation in defence, finance, customs, agriculture, and schooling, he affirmed.
As each nations are members of the Complete and Progressive Settlement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), President Phúc mentioned they need to increase partnerships to new areas and take away obstacles in a well timed strategy to develop their ties in a complete, sustainable, and substantive method.
He additionally known as on Mexico to again Việt Nam’s candidacy for a seat within the UN Human Rights Council for the 2023 – 2025 time period, and for continued mutual assist at multilateral boards.
The President wished Mexico success as a non-permanent member of the UN Safety Council for 2021 – 2022 and, through the ambassador, invited his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to go to Việt Nam at an applicable level of time.
President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc receives US Ambassador Marc Evans Knapper (left).
Congratulating Marc Evans Knapper on his appointment because the US Ambassador to VietnamMarc Evans Knapper, the brand new US Ambassador to Việt Nam, President Phúc welcomed the diplomat’s return to Hà Nội, and spoke extremely of Knapper’s efficiency whereas working in Việt Nam throughout 2004 – 2007, which tremendously helped promote relations between the 2 nations.
Recalling the go to to Việt Nam by US Vice President Kamala Harris final August, President Phúc famous the Việt Nam-US complete partnership has been creating extra intensively and virtually. Bilateral commerce hit a document of $111 billion in 2021, turning Việt Nam into one of many 10 largest commerce companions of the US, he added.
He thanked the US for the availability of 24.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for Việt Nam, help in response to local weather change, and cooperation in settling warfare aftermath and constructing mutual belief.
The State chief expressed his perception that in his time period of workplace in Việt Nam, the ambassador will contribute extra to the bilateral ties.
For his half, Knapper held that the Việt Nam – US relations will develop additional within the time forward, pledging all-out efforts to advertise their cooperation, notably in commerce, funding, schooling, defence, and safety.
He additionally voiced his delight on the US’s vaccine help for Việt Nam amid the COVID-19 pandemic and expressed his hope that when the outbreak is progressively put below management, the 2 nations will organise many high-level mutual visits. VNS
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