Vietnam wants to further its Strategic Partnership with Indonesia, says FM

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(VOVWORLD) -Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has affirmed Vietnam's consistent view that it values and wants to further the Strategic Partnership with Indonesia.

Vietnam wants to further its Strategic Partnership with Indonesia, says FM - ảnh 1Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: VOV

Minister Son had a meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta on Wednesday as part of his three-day visit to co-chair the 4th meeting of the Vietnam-Indonesia Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation.

President Joko Widodo welcomed FM Son’s visit to Indonesia and co-chairing the  Joint Commission’s meeting with FM Retno Marsudi after the two countries just reopened their borders, which he said demonstrate their determination to promote Vietnam-Indonesia Strategic Partnership.

President Widodo suggested the two sides consider moving forward to building an Action Program to develop their Strategic Partnerships for 2024-2028, raise bilateral trade turnover to 15 billion USD by 2028, and continue to promote economic cooperation and connection and people-to-people exchanges.

Minister Son said he hopes that the Indonesian President will support trade growth in a more balanced direction; soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding on rice trade cooperation for the next 4 years; provide technical support and create favorable conditions for Halal products of Vietnamese origin to be consumed in the Indonesian market; consider opening new routes connecting tourist destinations between the two countries; and continue close coordination to effectively handle problems arising at sea.