The author affirmed that a series of economic reforms initiated from 1986, along with globalization, have transformed Vietnam from one of the poor countries in the world to a middle-income country in just one generation.

Hai Phong Port - a national-level seaport cluster, the largest in the North (Photo for illustration)

Vietnam attaches great importance to multilateral mechanisms and forums, as its foreign policy, built over the past decades, has looked towards becoming a friend of every country in the world, most specifically the agreements with the U.S. and China in 2023.

It can be said that Vietnam is on track to become a key country at the heart of the region that the world is looking towards, the reporter wrote. He also shared more impressions with Vietnam's economic development situation, highlighting his expectation that the country will record the highest growth rate in Southeast Asia in 2024, at 6% - 6.5%.

Talking to Vietnam News Agency reporters in Geneva, Jourdan shared his assessment about Vietnam’s bamboo diplomacy.

He said that Vietnam shows ingenuity in managing its relations with major countries, and its hope to establish balanced relationships to increasingly demonstrate its role in the international arena and at multilateral forums.

Source: VNA