Myanmar State Counselor admires VN’s peace-loving spirit

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi discussed ways to beef up cooperation between the two countries during their meeting in Naypyidaw on August 25.

The two leaders highly valued the official establishment of the Viet Nam-Myanmar comprehensive cooperative partnership, creating a new milestone and momentum for the bilateral collaboration across the fields.

Aung San Suu Kyi affirmed Myanmar and Viet Nam are reliable friends and her country wants to continue accompanying Viet Nam and learn from its experience, while Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong said Viet Nam always considers Myanmar a priority in its external affairs policies.

She expressed her admiration of the peace-loving spirit of the Vietnamese people as well as Viet Nam's steadfast struggle for national liberation in the past.

VIet Nam has shown to the world about how it has overcome difficulties and won victories, the Myanmar State Counselor stressed.

The two leaders agreed to step up delegation exchanges in all channels from the Party, Government and State to the legislature to increase political trust, reinforce friendship and boost comprehensive cooperation.

Both sides agreed to enhance coordination, exchange information and consultations and provide mutual support at multilateral, regional and international forums to maintain solidarity, unity and promote the central role of ASEAN in the regional security architecture.

The pair underlined that the maintenance of peace, stability, freedom, and safety of navigation and overflight in the East Sea not only benefits the involved parties but also the region and beyond.

The two sides advocated efforts to accelerate the settlement of any disputes through peaceful means and in line with international law, including the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), while strictly implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon concluding a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC)./.

Source: Online Newspaper of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam