Vietnam, Argentina celebrate 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties

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(VOVWORLD) - A ceremony was held in Buenos Aires on Tuesday to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-Argentina diplomatic relations with the theme "Present and Future".
Vietnam, Argentina celebrate 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties  - ảnh 1National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue attends a ceremony in Buenos Aires on Tuesday to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-Argentina diplomatic relations.
In his speech at the ceremony, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue shared his viewpoints on the current world situation, Vietnam’s external policy and the Vietnam-Argentina ties.

Highlighting the great advantages, potential as well as challenges that the world is experiencing, the Vietnamese top legislator underlined the significance of solidarity, international cooperation and joint efforts to respond to global challenges, seek peaceful solutions to disputes on the basis of respect for independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, political institution of states as well as the United Nations Charter and international law.
He underlined the great chances from the global trends of digital transformation, green economy and innovation, while emphasizing the need to speed up economic connectivity and cooperation initiatives on both regional and global scales, along with continuous efforts to promote the construction of a new global system that is more equal and more sustainable for all countries and economies.
He underscored Vietnam's consistent external policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation, development, diversification and multilateralization of relations, with active and proactive integration into the world.

He affirmed that amid the complicated and fierce competition among world powers, Vietnam is determined not to take sides but to choose the right, based on international law. Vietnam actively participates in and promotes its role in regional and international multilateral mechanisms, especially the ASEAN, UN, UNESCO, APEC, ASEM and FEALAC, while actively and responsibly contributing, together with partners, to building a peaceful and stable international order, ensuring the legitimate interests of all peoples on the foundation of respect for international law and the UN Charter.
The Vietnamese NA always gives special priority to developing friendship and bilateral and multilateral parliamentary diplomatic cooperation in all forms, at all scales and levels, contributing to building a firm socio-political foundation for the country's foreign relations and international integration, he said.

The Vietnamese top legislator said that amid the current complicated world situation, Vietnam and Argentina should support and supplement each other in terms of economy following the South-South cooperation mechanism, thus ensuring food security and energy security, responding to climate change, connecting the supply chains in processing, manufacturing, agriculture, industry, and fostering waterways, aviation and logistics linkage together and with other partners.

Vietnam wishes to, together with Latin American countries, to actively tap opportunities to multiply strengths and make concerted  efforts to handle traditional and non-traditional security challenges, contributing to maintaining peace, stability and development in the region and the world, he stated.

NA Chairman Hue affirmed that Vietnam attaches great importance to and wishes to promote win-win cooperation with the Latin American region. Vietnam is ready to discuss with Mercosur member countries the early establishment of a free trade agreement with a view to creating new opportunities to promote trade, investment, boost economic growth and expand cooperation between Vietnam and South American countries.
At the same time, Vietnam will work to connect and boost cooperation between ASEAN and Mercosur, especially in fields where the two sides are strong in and capable of supplementing each other.
The same day , NA Chairman Hue and delegates of the two countries witnessed the signing of cooperative documents, including agreements on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, extradition and the transfer of sentenced persons, a cooperation agreement between the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Argentine National News Agency (Telam), and an MoU on promoting cooperation in trade and investment.