After two weeks of negotiations, Russia on Thursday told the UN Security Council that there was still no agreement on a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, dimming hopes of international action to halt the carnage in Eastern Ghouta.
The UN Security Council is expected to vote, probably today, on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations, diplomats said.
Minister of National Defence General Ngô Xuân Lịch held talks with US Secretary of Defence James Mattis, following a welcoming ceremony for the latter in Hà Nội yesterday.
A Belarusian aircraft with humanitarian cargo weighing a total of 42 tonnes landed at Cam Ranh Airport in Khánh Hòa Province on Sunday.
Việt Nam and China agreed to boost co-operation in humanitarian activities, especially in international humanitarian aid, cooperation between Mekong basin countries and human resource development.
Việt Nam is optimistic about bilateral relations between Việt Nam and the US in 2018, said Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Hà Kim Ngọc at a seminar on Wednesday.
A nine month shortage of Glivec cancer medicine produced by the Novartis Pharma Service – AG Company (Switzerland) has eased worries for hundreds of patients following a Government move to allow hospitals to stock the pharmaceutical product using old import dossiers.
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook southern Peru on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring 65, the South American country's civil defense agency said
The UN Security Council on Tuesday voted to renew cross-border aid deliveries to Syria’s rebel-held areas for one year, but Russia abstained and warned the relief operation must gradually wind down.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyễn Xuân Cường, has called on domestic and international organisations and individuals to continue their support for people hit by the recent Typhoon Damrey.