|Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue (R) held online talks with Chairman of China’s Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) Zhao Leji on March 27, 2023.
Mr. Hue suggested China expand the import of goods, especially agricultural products that are of Vietnam’s strengths, and create optimal conditions for Vietnamese goods to transit through third country via the Asia-Europe railway. The two countries should work to soon launch large-scale, high-quality investment projects, remove obstacles to some industrial cooperation projects, coordinate to push ahead with China’s non-refundable aid projects, enhance road, rail, maritime and aviation links, and step up exchanges between their citizens, especially youngsters.
|Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue
Mr. Hue suggested the two sides maintain peace and stability, and satisfactorily control and settle issues emerging at sea in line with the common perceptions and agreements, including the Agreement on basic principles guiding the settlement of sea-related issues, respect the legitimate and legal interests of each other, and persistently address disputes and disagreements by peaceful measures in accordance with international law, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, effectively and fully implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea, and soon reach an effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the East Sea.
Mr. Zhao said the two sides should intensify contacts and exchanges via the Party channel and deepen the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership by carrying forward the role and operational efficiency of the Vietnam-China Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation.
Mr. Hue suggested the two sides continue implementing the cooperation agreement signed in December 2015, and invited young Chinese parliamentarians to attend the 9th Inter-Parliamentary Union Forum of Young Parliamentarians slated for September in Hanoi.