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January, 21 2012 08:51:27

Diplomatic ties with Bhutan established

NEW YORK — Viet Nam and Bhutan have agreed to establish bilateral diplomatic relations.

The agreement was concluded at the UN Headquarters in New York on Thursday by Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Nations Le Hoai Trung and his counterpart from Bhutan, Latu Oangchuk.

A document on the agreement will be sent to the UN General Secretary to be filed as an official legal document of the UN.

Under the agreement, the two parties will send ambassadors to each other's capital cities and apply the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.­ — VNS

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