Preparation underway for US Vice President’s visit to Viet Nam: Foreign Ministry spokesperson

Update: 11:29 | 06/08/2021
Vietnamese and US competent agencies are coordinating to prepare for the visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris to Viet Nam, which is scheduled for August, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang at the ministry’ virtual press conference held on August 5.
Preparation underway for US Vice President’s visit to Vietnam: Foreign Ministry spokesperson
US Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Viet Nam this August. (Photo: Reuters)

She noted the arrangement for the visit is made in the spirit of the Viet Nam-US comprehensive partnership, which has been growing robustly and practices across all fields in contribution to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and around the world. She added that the specific programme of the US Vice President’s visit will be announced at an appropriate time

The diplomat unveiled that Viet Nam will conduct a series of diplomatic activities and delegation exchanges in the time to come. Viet Nam welcomes leaders of nations, including the US, to visit the country, she said.

Hang stated that Viet Nam follows a consistent external relations policy of independence, self-reliance, multilateralisation, diversification. The country is stepping up efforts to deepen relations with partners, especially important ones, toward effectiveness and sustainability, she said, stressing that Viet Nam does not align with one country to fight against another.

The diplomat continued to affirm that Viet Nam always attaches importance to strengthening relations with China and the US – its two top partners in multiple fields – for the sake of the people as well as for peace and development in the region and across the globe.

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(Source: VNA)