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Vietnam ready to cooperate with Trump administration

Friday, May 26, 2017, 18:02 GMT+7

Vietnam respects and is ready to work with the new Trump administration, thus boosting the bilateral relationship

Vietnam is ready to cooperate with the administration of United States President Donald Trump, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson said ahead of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to the U.S. later this month.

During a regular press meeting on Thursday evening, spokeswoman Hang confirmed that the Vietnamese head of government will pay a visit to the U.S. from May 29 to 31 under the invitation of President Trump.

The official visit deepen Hanoi’s relationship with its partners, including the U.S., which is in line with the Southeast Asian country’s independent and diverse foreign policies and active international integration, the diplomat stated.

“Vietnam respects and is ready to work with the new Trump administration, thus boosting the bilateral relationship in accordance with the orientation of the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership launched in 2013,” she continued.

Within the framework of the visit, PM Phuc is schedule to join talks with the President Trump and meet several U.S. congressmen and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

During the visit, leaders of the two countries will seek ways to enhance the two nations’ partnership, especially in politics, diplomacy, economy-trade, education, war consequences settlement, and regional and international issues of shared concern, for the sake of peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world, Hang added.

On top of these activities, the Vietnamese premier is also scheduled to confer with some local business and the Vietnamese community in the North American nation, meeting Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres in New York and attending the 40th anniversary of Vietnam joining the UN.

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