Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi will visit Vietnam from Friday to Saturday this week at the invitation of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang.
During his stay in Vietnam, Wang, who is a Politburo member of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs, and Deputy PM Quang will co-chair the 15th session of the Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation.
The top Chinese diplomat will also meet with Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, Vietnamese State President Vo Van Thuong, as well as hold talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Bui Thanh Son.
Before leaving Vietnam, Minister Wang is scheduled to meet with Le Hoai Trung, head of the Vietnamese Communist Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations.
Previously, Deputy PM Quang had a meeting with Minister Wang during his visit to China on August 16 this year.
Deputy PM Quang affirmed Vietnam’s consistent stance on fostering relations with China and the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.
He suggested the two countries closely coordinate and prepare for high- and all-level delegation exchanges, while boosting sustainable trade cooperation and strengthening road and railway infrastructure connections.
The Chinese foreign minister stressed that China attaches importance to developing its relations with Vietnam and is ready to closely collaborate with the Southeast Asian nation to prepare for upcoming high-level visits and exchanges.
Wang agreed to effectively promote cooperation mechanisms between the two nations, especially the Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation.