International co-operation and solidarity vital to addressing any global crisis
We all entered the new year with ambitious plans and hopes, as it marks the beginning of a new decade. This year, Việt Nam is assuming a dual role as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and a non-permanent member of the United National Security Council (UNSC). Norway is going to celebrate the fifth anniversary of our sectoral dialogue partnership with ASEAN and is seeking a seat on the UNSC 2021-22. Then suddenly appeared the coronavirus.