Deputy Prime Minister holds talks with Australian Foreign Minister

Vietnam and Australia have signed a Plan of Action for 2016-2019. The signing ceremony took place following talks between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Wednesday in Australia.

The two leaders discussed their shared interests in regional security and prosperity, their strong cooperation in regional fora, such as ASEAN, the East Asia Summit and APEC, as well as their broad-based bilateral relationship. Australia view about the East Sea was constantly upholding peace, stability, safety and security as well as maritime and aviation freedom in the East Sea without obstruction to trade, settling of disputes by peaceful means in line with international law, especially the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

The same day, Deputy Prime Minister Minh paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and President of the Senate Stephen Perry.

Source: VOV5