President Tran Dai Quang holds talks with President Lukashenko

08:47 | 28/06/2017 Events

Visiting President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko held talks, in Minsk on June 27, reiterating their determination to make greater efforts in bringing their bilateral ties to the next level.

Visiting President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang (R) and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko - Photo: VNA

President Tran Dai Quang stated that Vietnam has always attached significant importance to cementing and stepping up their traditional friendship and multi-dimensional cooperation with Belarus.

For his part, President Alexander Lukashenko affirmed that his country has always considered Vietnam as one of its important external priorities in Asia, hailing Vietnam’s efforts in undertaking the hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic (APEC) Forum in 2017, whilst wishing that the country holds the APEC Year successfully.

The leaders expressed their delight at the positive developments in the countries’ cooperation, across the board, and asserted their resolve to strengthen and develop the traditional bilateral friendship and multi-faceted cooperation in a comprehensive, practical and efficient manner, benefitting both countries.

They agreed to maintain the regular exchange of visits, especially those of high-ranking delegations, in order to reinforce political trust, along with boosting the State, parliament, sector and locality links, whilst continuing to collaborate at multilateral forums such as the United Nations and the Non-aligned Movement, protecting their countries’ interests and security, as they strive for a world of peace, stability and prosperity.

The Presidents discussed and reached a consensus on an array of solutions to furthering the bilateral economic, trade and investment cooperation, to match their sound political ties...

President Tran Dai Quang invited President Alexander Lukashenko to visit Vietnam, which will be arranged via diplomatic channels.

Following the talks, the Presidents signed a joint statement on developing the partnership between Vietnam and Belarus intensively and extensively.

They witnessed the signing of nine cooperative documents, including a Protocol on amending the Protocol between the Governments of Vietnam and Belarus on supporting the production of motored transport vehicles in the territory of Vietnam, and those covering science and technology, military technology, sport and physical training, geology, and locality cooperation.

Theo NDO/VNA