Vietnam wants to enhance comprehensive partnership with Argentina

Party General Secretary and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong has told President of Argentina Mauricio Macri that Vietnam always respects and wants to enhance the bilateral comprehensive partnership, especially in economy, trade and investment.

Mr. Trong made the statement during talks that followed an official welcome ceremony for the Argentine leader in Hanoi on Wednesday.

General Secretary and President Trong welcomed his guest's first State visit to Vietnam as President of Argentina. He congratulated Argentina on its recent achievements that have helped consolidate its position as the third biggest economy in Latin America and a member of the G20.

President Macri expressed his admiration for Vietnam's heroic struggles for national independence and freedom and applauded Vietnam's reform accomplishments over the last three decades. He reiterated that his country is determined to strengthen bilateral friendship and cooperation so as to contribute to each side's development.

Afterwards, the two leaders witnessed the signing of some cooperation documents between Vietnamese and Argentine ministries and agencies. The documents included a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cultural collaboration between Vietnam's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology of Argentina during the 2019-2020 period; an action plan between the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship; and another MoU between Radio The Voice of Vietnam and Argentina's Federal System of Public Media and Content.

Source: VOV5