During the phone talk, they both agreed to soon build action plans to implement the comprehensive partnership in the next five years, while regularly and effectively maintaining the joint committee on bilateral cooperation.

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son at the talk.

They will also study to establish a political consultation mechanism and sign a memorandum of understanding on cooperation between the two foreign ministries as soon as possible.

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son thanked the Brunei official for supporting Vietnam as the ASEAN Chair in 2020 and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020 – 2021 period and affirmed Vietnam’s support for Brunei as Chair of ASEAN in 2021.

Son also took this occasion to invite Dato Erywan Pehin Yusof to visit Vietnam at a convenient time, and the Brunei minister accepted the invitation with pleasure.

Translated by Minh Anh