Economics - Politics
The 4th session of the 14th legislature is set to begin on October 23,General Secretary and Head of the National Assembly Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc said at a press conference on October 20 in Hanoi.
Promoting effective cooperation with the United Nations (UN) is always a top priority of Vietnam’s foreign policies, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while addressing a ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s membership to the UN in Hanoi on October 17.
Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipila affirmed that Finland wants to step up multi-dimensional ties with Vietnam while meeting with Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh in Helsinki on October 17.
A Vietnamese National Assembly delegation led by Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan arrived in Saint Petersburg, Russia on October 14 to attend the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-137) and related meetings.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with a delegation of US parliamentarians led by Ted Yoho, Chairman of the Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee at the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs, in Hanoi on October 16.
Vietnamese and Indonesian defence ministries signed a Declaration on Joint Vision on Defence Cooperation for 2017-2022 following talks between the two Defence Ministers in Jakarta on October 13.