Vietnamese, Chinese Party officials hold phone talks

06:12 | 31/07/2020 Events

Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee's Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan and head of the International Liaison Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Song Tao held phone talks on July 29.

Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee's Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan - Photo: VNA

The Vietnamese official expressed his sympathies to the Chinese Party, Government and people over the serious human and property losses in many Chinese localities caused by the recent heavy rains and floods. The Chinese official thanked the Vietnamese Party, Government and people for supporting the Chinese counterparts in addressing consequences caused by the disaster.

He spoke highly of Vietnam’s achievements in the fight against COVID-19 and maintaining socio-economic stability.

The Chinese Party, Government and people attach great importance to the traditional relationship of neighbourliness and friendship and the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with Vietnam, he said, expressing hopes to continue working with the country to promote exchanges and cooperation in all realms.

The two sides agreed that due to the impact of COVID-19, a number of bilateral exchanges through the Party channel could not be held as scheduled. However, they have promptly applied flexible forms of exchanges such as phone talks between leaders and implementation of activities to further deepen the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in celebration of the 70th founding anniversary of their diplomatic ties.

The two sides also discussed in depth important issues in the bilateral relationship, proposed practical measures to deepen ties between the two countries and parties as well as the develop the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a healthy, stable and long-term manner.

They affirmed to continue coordinating with the international community to push back the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to the maintenance of peace, stability and development in the region and beyond.

Theo NDO/VNA