During a reception in Hanoi on October 19 for Romanian Ambassador to Vietnam Cristina Romila, Son thanked Romania for providing active and effective support for Vietnam to promote the signing of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son (R) and Romanian Ambassador to Vietnam Cristina Romila

He hailed Romania as one of the first three E.U. member states to approve the EVFTA and suggested both sides work closely together to effectively realize the deal for the benefit of both countries.

Son also thanked the Romanian Government and people for donating 300,000 AstraZeneca doses and staying ready to transfer a large number of vaccines in non-commercial principles to Vietnam.

Romila, for her part, affirmed that in hers position, she and the Romanian Embassy in Hanoi will serve as a bridge to foster bilateral friendship and collaboration as desired by the two countries’ leaders.

Source: VNA