Vietnam to step up international integration

January 22, 2014 | 15:01
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During a banquet for the diplomatic corps in Hanoi to welcome the upcoming Tet, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed that Vietnam would continue to boost its comprehensive international integration in 2014.

At the event, held on Monday, the deputy PM, who is also the Minister of Foreign Affairs, said the country is continuing to join into regional connectivity and enhance the implementation of international agreements.

Along with the international community, Vietnam is trying its best to overcome challenges, narrow differences, and resolve global issues, including water resources, energy security, and climate change, Minh said.

He also put emphasis on the bridging role of ambassadors and heads of international organizations in strengthening relations between their countries and organizations and Vietnam.

Speaking at the event on behalf of the diplomatic corps, Moroccan Ambassador to Vietnam El Houcine Fardani highly valued the outcomes the country gained in external affairs last year.

He also congratulated the country on its important achievements in 2013 and added that Vietnam has actively participated in international forums and organizations, contributing to maintaining a peaceful and stable environment in the region and the world.


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