Ambassador: Vietnam continues to boost ties with US
Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh (L) and Chairman of the subcommittee Ted Yoho. (Source: VNA)
Vietnam will work with the new administration and
Congress of the US to continue fostering the two countries’ comprehensive
partnership in economy, trade, national security, education, science-technology,
and settlement of post-war consequences, a Vietnamese diplomat has stressed.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh made the statement at a recent meeting
in Washington DC with Chairman of Asia and the Pacific subcommittee under the Foreign
Affairs Committee in the Lower Chamber of the US Congress Ted Yoho.
spoke highly of the support of the subcommittee and the Chairman for the
Vietnam-US relations and updated him on the reform process and external policies
expressed his delight at the fast and comprehensive development in the two
nations’ relationship, particularly in economy and education-training.
praised the success of the Vietnamese community in the US in general and in
Florida State in particular.
Congress attaches importance to cooperation with the Asian and Pacific region,
including ASEAN partners and Vietnam, he said.
supports cooperation in ensuring peace, security, stability and development in the
region, including the East Sea issue, Ted said, hailing the role of Vietnam in
the region, especially its hosting of the APEC Year 2017.
sides agreed to continue promoting the Vietnam – the US comprehensive
partnership in a practical, stable and long-term manner while maintaining
high-level delegation exchanges and strengthening bilateral and multilateral
will continue effectively implementing the commitments to free trade mechanisms
to which it is a member, and creating favourable conditions for foreign
businesses, including those from the US, Vinh said, adding that the country
will also encourage domestic enterprises to invest in the US.
to the APEC Vietnam 2017, the ambassador said Vietnam will work closely with the
US leaders and firms and those from other economies to create more impetuses
for the development of the Asia-Pacific region, for the benefits and prosperity
of the member economies and the whole region.-VNA