|President Truong Tan Sang receives Cambodia's deputy Prime Minister Men Xom On yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thong Nhat
HA NOI (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang received Cambodia's deputy Prime Minister Men Xom On yesterday and thanked the Cambodian delegation for their presence at the 70th anniversary of Viet Nam's National Day and August Revolution celebrations.
He highlighted the long traditional friendship between Viet Nam and Cambodia as well as the joint efforts of the two people in their struggle for independence and freedom.
President Sang said Viet Nam would continue to build on its solidarity and co-operation with Cambodia.
He also received Lao Vice-President Bounnhang Vorachith, who led a delegation from Lao to join Viet Nam's celebrations.
The two leaders said they were pleased with the development of the Viet Nam-Laos relationship and co-operation on all fronts, including recently signed trade agreements which set a target for bilateral trade to reach US$2 billion this year, as well as numerous high-ranking delegation exchanges.
President Sang will start an official visit to China today at the invitation of Chinese Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping. — VNS