Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed to maintain the exchange of all-level delegations.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh held that bilateral relations have positively developed over the recent past, with the economic-trade cooperation being the focus. President Biden spoke highly of the outcomes of the phone talks with Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (center) meets U.S. President Joe Biden.

The two exchanged ideas on a number of measures to push up relations between the two countries and international and regional issues of mutual concern.

Also at the summit, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son met his U.S. counterpart Antony Blinken, exchanging ideas on measures to accelerate the implementation of the agreements reached by the two countries’ high-level leaders.

At the meeting between Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and E.C. President Charles Michel, the two sides expressed satisfaction at the positive progress in the Vietnam-E.U. relations.

Prime Minister Pham  Minh Chinh meets with President of the European Council (E.C.) Charles Michel.

Affirming that the E.U. is a partner of prime importance in Vietnam’s foreign policy, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested the two sides push up the exchange of all-level delegations, and maintain and bring into play the efficiency of cooperation and dialogue mechanisms in the framework of the Vietnam-E.U. partnership and cooperation agreement.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked the E.C. leader to push the parliaments of member countries to soon ratify the EVIPA; and the E.C. to raise its voice for the E.U. to soon lift its yellow-card warning concerning the IUU against Vietnam’s seafood exports He also expressed his hope for the E.U. and member countries to continue supporting Vietnam in attracting resources to implement the statement on the Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP). 

The E.C. leader expressed his joy at the vigorous, intensive and extensive development in the Vietnam-E.U. relations, and spoke highly of Vietnam’s efforts in the corruption fight. He took note of the progress reached between the two sides in the yellow-card warning, and affirm the E.U.’s strong support to Vietnam in the green transformation and JETP implementation. The leader also expressed his hope for Vietnam’s continued support for the E.U. in strengthening relations with the ASEAN.

Source: VNA