PM to attend climate change conference in Paris

Update: November, 26/2015 - 08:53
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. — Photo VNA

HA NOI (VNS) — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will attend the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris from November 30 to December 1 at the invitation of French President Francois Hollande.

The Prime Minister is also visiting Belgium and the European Union headquarters on December 2 as a guest of his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker.

The visits are expected to lift co-operation between Viet Nam and its European partners.

Viet Nam and the 28-member EU bloc established diplomatic relations in 1990. The country has also set up strategic partnerships with the UK, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, France and Italy. — VNS