Expressing their delights at the strong growth of the Vietnam-U.S. comprehensive partnership, they affirmed the bilateral ties have a solid foundation and comprehensive and substantive cooperation across all fields, especially economy and trade.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (left) and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated Vietnam always takes the U.S. a top important partner and hopes to make their relations more substantive, stable and in-depth based on basic principles.

He took the occasion to send his invitation to U.S. President Joe Biden to soon pay a visit to Vietnam, and said he welcomes the upcoming phone talks between General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong and President Joe Biden, suggesting the sides carefully prepare for the event.

Appreciating the U.S.’s support of a large volume of COVID-19 vaccines for Vietnam’s pandemic control works, the State leader congratulated the U.S. on being the host of APEC next year. Vietnam will actively coordinate with the U.S. to ensure a successful APEC year, he stated.

Lauding Harris’s role in fostering the nations’ relationship, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc invited her to revisit Vietnam.

For her part, Harris said the U.S. values and wishes to step up further the relations with Vietnam, for mutual benefits and positive contributions to peace, stability, cooperation, and development in the region and the world.

Source: VNA