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New York, June 13 (VNA) – Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu called on member states to continue implementing the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) with a goodwill spirit, while addressing the 34th meeting of States Parties to the UNCLOS (SPLOS-34) held in New York from June 10-14.

Hanoi, June 12 (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested Germany enhance cooperation with Vietnam in labour, employment, education-training and energy transition, among other fields, at a reception for outgoing Ambassador Guido Hildner in Hanoi on June 12.

Hanoi, June 11 (VNA) – Vietnam considers developing friendship and cooperative ties with China as a strategic choice and a top priority in its foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, and diversification and multilateralisation of external relations, President To Lam told Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo at a reception in Hanoi on June 11.

Vientiane, June 8 (VNA) – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Do Hung Viet, head of SOM ASEAN Vietnam, attended the Senior Officials' Meetings of ASEAN+3, the East Asia Summit (EAS), and the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Vientiane, Laos, on June 7-8.

Hanoi, June 7 (VNA) – Deputy Foreign Minister Do Hung Viet, who is also head of Vietnam’s delegation to the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM), has attended a series of the bloc's meetings in Vientiane, Laos on June 6-7.

Hanoi, June 7 (VNA) – President To Lam received the Ambassador of the European Union (EU) and the ambassadors and chargés d’affaires of EU member countries who came to pay a courtesy call on the new State leader of Vietnam in Hanoi on July 7.

Hanoi, June 6 (VNA) – Vietnam is deeply concerned about and resolutely opposes the illegal survey operations conducted by the Haiyang Dizhi 26 of China in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf as established under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982), Foreign Ministry spokesperson Pham Thu Hang said on June 6.

Hanoi, June 5 (VNA) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand Winston Peters co-chaired the second Vietnam-New Zealand Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Hanoi on June 5.

Hanoi, June 5 (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh called for enhanced measures to bring the Vietnam-New Zealand trade value to 3 billion USD at the earliest while hosting a reception for Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand Winston Peters in Hanoi on June 5.

Hanoi, June 5 (VNA) – Vietnam considers the US an important strategic partner and wants to work closer with the nation in implementing cooperation within their newly upgraded relation framework based on mutual respect for each other’s independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, and political institutions, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son affirmed in his phone talks with Jeff Merkley, who chairs the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies at the US Senate’s Appropriations Committee.

HCM City, June 1 (VNA) – Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Dong Nai provinces have become magnets for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the southeastern region.

Seoul, May 31 (VNA) – Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on May 31 met with Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Han Duck-soo as part of the former’s official visit to the East Asian country.

Hanoi, May 30 (VNA) - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang and Undersecretary of State at the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Anna Krystyna Radwan-Röhrenschef co-chaired a deputy ministerial-level political consultation in Hanoi on May 30.

Hanoi, May 27 (VNA) - The following is a list of selected news summaries reported last weekend by the Vietnam News Agency.

Hanoi, May 25 (VNA) – More than 100 scholars and researchers from Vietnam and some European countries gathered at a workshop held at the University of Warsaw, Poland, on May 24 to introduce their studies on the East Sea and help enhance overseas Vietnamese (OV) and international friends’ knowledge about the sea.

Hanoi, May 24 (VNA) - From 2.7 million in 2003, the Vietnamese community abroad now groups around 6 million, boasting a growth rate of approximately 5% annually and casting its influence far and wide.

Vietnam, UK deepen strategic partnership

Hanoi, May 11 (VNA) – Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs David Cameron expressed their delight over the two countries’ strategic partnership which has been developed in a more effective and deeper manner, during their phone talks on May 10.

Deputy PM urges more accurate, timely forecast to minimise damage from natural disasters

Hanoi, May 10 (VNA) – Diversifying communications methods to enhance public awareness of natural disaster prevention and control, and ensuring accurate and timely forecast are among solutions to minimise damage caused by natural disasters, Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang said while chairing a national conference on natural disaster prevention and control, search and rescue in 2024 held in Hanoi on May 10.

Vietnam treasures strategic partnership with France: Defence Minister

Hanoi, May 5 (VNA) - Vietnam attaches importance to its strategic partnership with France, which has been developing extensively and intensively across various fields, including defence, Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang affirmed at his talks with visiting French Minister of the Armed Forces Sébastien Lecornu in Hanoi on May 5.

Vietnam attends 20th ASEAN-Russia Senior Officials' Meeting

Saint Petersburg, April 27 (VNA) - Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Do Hung Viet, who is also head of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) delegation of Vietnam, attended the 20th ASEAN-Russia SOM in St. Petersburg, Russia, on April 26.

☀️ Morning digest April 26

Hanoi, April 26 (VNA) - The following is a list of selected news summaries reported last night by the Vietnam News Agency.