|Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. — Photo chinhphu.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed relations between the two countries over the phone yesterday.
The top diplomats said 2015 was a successful year for Viet Nam-US ties and agreed to jointly propel bilateral cooperation forward and deepen their comprehensive partnership in a result-oriented manner.
They also shared mutual concerns about issues in the Asia-Pacific, including East Sea matters.
The officials agreed that the ASEAN-US rapport has seen significant strides in the year just gone, proven by the establishment of a bilateral strategic partnership.
They suggested the two sides actively work together to press ahead with the ties. — VNS