Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh held talks with his visiting
Singaporean counterpart Teo Chee Hean in Ha Noi on March 22 .
Scene at the talks
talks, the Singaporean Deputy PM said his visit aims to bolster bilateral ties.
the occasion to congratulate Viet Nam on its successful hosting of the second
summit between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the U.S.
both countries have faith in developing a strong ASEAN Community and expanding
partnership beyond the bloc. He expressed his hope that Viet Nam will have a
successful ASEAN Chairsmanship next year.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said both countries share vast room for
extensive cooperation, particularly in the maritime, high-quality workforce, and
affirmed that Viet Nam values developing the strategic partnership with
Singapore, which is among its leading partners in ASEAN and in the region,
suggesting the sides hold regular high-level visit exchanges and meetings.
praised the guest’s contributions to boosting the Viet Nam – Singapore strategic
partnership in politics, diplomacy, security-defence, trade, economy, and
the partnership has grown toward practical outcomes in recent years, with
politics-diplomacy ties deepened based on trust and the maintenance of exchange
of visits across all levels and all channels.
Cooperation in defence- security has been deepened while that in culture,
science-technology, and education has recorded positive progresses.
addition, both sides reviewed past cooperation and discussed in depth bilateral
collaboration in trade, investment, environmental protection, justice, cyber
security, anti-corruption, fire prevention, and anti-drug crime.
of multilateral relations, the two countries share similarities in their views
on strategic security issues and attach importance to promoting solidarity,
self-reliance, central role of ASEAN in the evolving regional architecture.
countries also have worked closely and effectively together at ASEAN-led
mechanisms, the United Nations and other fora./.