Vietnam, Australia look towards new cooperation framework

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(VOVWORLD) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and visiting Australian Governor-General David Hurley discussed the building of a new cooperation framework during their meeting in Hanoi on Tuesday.
Vietnam, Australia look towards new cooperation framework - ảnh 1Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong receives Australian Governor-General David Hurley in Hanoi, April 4, 2023.

The Party chief described Governor-General Hurley’s State visit as an important event to boost the Vietnam-Australia strategic partnership, which he said, has created a foundation for the two sides to look towards higher milestones, including the upgrade of the relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership. 

Mr. Trong said he hopes that the two countries will put forth specific programs and plans to make bilateral cooperation more substantive and effective.

Governor-General Hurley suggested that the two countries continue their coordination to build a region of peace, stability, prosperity and self-resilience, with respect for international law and sovereignty of countries, while looking towards a new framework for the relations.

Vietnam, Australia look towards new cooperation framework - ảnh 2National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue meets Governor-General David Hurley, Hanoi, April 4, 2023.

Meeting with Governor-General Hurley the same day, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue affirmed that increasing political trust creates a steppingstone to promote the comprehensive development of relations between the two countries. 

Mr. Hue asked the Governor-General to continue paying attention to and promoting the countries’ defence and security cooperation and supporting Vietnam’s participation in the UN peacekeeping force.

Vietnam hopes that the two sides will promote sustainable and balanced trade, Chairman Hue noted.

He also proposed Mr. Hurley promote bilateral collaboration in agricultural technology and working-holiday labour, and encourage joint works between localities of the two nations.