Vietnam, Liberia agree on specific measures to boost bilateral cooperation

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Liberian Foreign Minister Marjon Vashti Kamara have agreed on specific measures to boost bilateral cooperation and maximize the advantages of each country.

At Friday's meeting in Hanoi, the two leaders reiterated determination to multiply the current two-way trade revenue of 35.3 million USD and create better conditions for their businesses to promote trade, exchange delegations, and participate in each other's trade fairs.

Both leaders discussed ways to increase cooperation in agriculture, petroleum, telecommunications, defense, and security. They agreed on the need to soon sign legal documents including a cooperation framework between the two governments, a trade agreement, and a deal to encourage and protect investment.

Both sides vowed to continue to increase the exchange of delegations at all levels and create favorable conditions for people-to-people exchange to enhance mutual understanding and solidarity.

Mr. Minh informed the guest of the outcomes of the recent APEC Economic Leaders' Week held in Vietnam, cooperation among ASEAN member countries, and the East Sea developments.

After the talk, the two leaders witnessed the signing of an agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders between Vietnam and Liberia.

Source: VOV5