Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son joined his ASEAN counterparts in meetings with the US, India, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the EU, and Russia on Thursday within the framework of the 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM-55) and related meetings in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
To this end, ASEAN calls for restraint from all parties to not complicate the situation in the South China Sea and urges efforts to handle disputes in line with international laws and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS) 1982.
Việt Nam supports the use of nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hà Kim Ngọc told a panel discussion themed “Non-proliferation, Nuclear Energy, and Climate Change” chaired by US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm in New York on August 2 (US time).
The 10th Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was opened at the United Nations headquarters on August 1 (US time) after being postponed for more than two years because of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính hosted a reception in Hà Nội on Wednesday for newly-appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Việt Nam Pauline Tamesis, who came to present her credentials at the start of her term of office in the country.
Việt Nam and the US have resumed meetings and delegation exchanges and made efforts to increase bilateral cooperation on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of their diplomatic ties (July 12), after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19.
As a candidate for the membership of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) for 2023-25, Việt Nam will continue prioritising the commitments to promote gender equality and women empowerment, an official has said.
Vietnamese State President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc held a reception on Wednesday in Hà Nội for the President of the Mozambican Assembly Esperanca Laurinda Francisco Nhiuane Bias, who is on an official visit to Việt Nam at the invitation of her Vietnamese counterpart Vương Đình Huệ.
Việt Nam attaches special importance to the traditional cooperation and friendship with Mozambique, one of the five African countries that Việt Nam prioritises to promote political, diplomatic and economic ties, National Assembly Chairman Vương Đình Huệ has said.
Việt Nam supports a comprehensive and sustainable solution with the strong commitment of relevant parties to the Myanmar issue, Deputy Head of the Vietnamese Delegation to the United Nations Lê Thị Minh Thoa has stated.
Ambassador Đặng Hoàng Giang, Permanent Representative of Việt Nam to the UN, has affirmed Việt Nam’s consistent support for every effort on nuclear non-proliferation, disarmament and denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula through peaceful measures in line with international law, including the UN Charter.
As one of the Vice Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)’s 77th session, Việt Nam can bring into play its role in handling differences among countries and promoting consensus on the UNGA’s decisions, an official has said.
Vietnamese Ambassador Đặng Hoàng Giang underscored the critical importance of protecting civilians in armed conflicts while addressing an annual open debate on the issue at the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday (US time).
Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Bình Minh is on a working visit to Japan from May 25-28. Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Japan talked to the Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan, Vũ Hồng Nam about this event.
Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam on Monday highlighted a number of focus areas for cooperation between Asia and the Pacific as he spoke at the 78th annual meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand.