Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc also extended congratulations to his French counterpart Jean Castex.

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong (L) and French President Emmanuel Macron

On this occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh sent a congratulatory message to Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Vietnam and France established diplomatic ties in 1973 and lifted their relations to a strategic partnership in 2013.

Source: VNA