Vietnam and Argentina to strengthen legislative cooperation

Vietnam and Argentina to strengthen legislative cooperation

President of the National Assembly of Vietnam (NVA), Phuong Dinh Hue, interviewed Argentine President Alberto Angel Fernandez on Monday, April 24.

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President of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Huê (left) and Argentine President Alberto Angel Fernandez in Buenos Aires on April 24.
Photo: Doan Tan/VNA/CVN

Vuong Dinh Huê conveyed the greetings of General Secretary Nguyên Phu Trong, President Vo Van Thuong, and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to President Alberto Ángel Fernandez. He stressed that Vietnam has always attached importance to its relations with Argentina, one of its main partners in Latin America.

Welcoming the visit of the Vietnamese leader as a milestone in the traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation between the two countries, the Argentine President noted that Argentina is one of the first Latin American countries to establish diplomatic relations with Vietnam (October 25, 1973). ), evidence of Argentina’s solidarity with Vietnam for freedom, peace, equality and national independence.

The senior Vietnamese legislator said his official visit shows Vietnam’s desire to strengthen relations with Argentina in particular and Latin America in general, and to head towards an industrial, agricultural and energy strategic partnership, for the benefit of the two peoples, for peace, cooperation and development of relations between the two countries. the two regions.

Speaker of the National Assembly of Vietnam Phuong Dinh Hue speaks during an interview with Speaker of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies Cecilia Moro on April 24 in Buenos Aires.
Photo: Doan Tan/VNA/CVN
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He reported the results to the Argentine President His meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives Cecilia Moro, during which the two sides agreed to take specific measures in the fields of parliamentary cooperation, politics, diplomacy, economy, trade, investment, agriculture, education, culture, sports, football and science. technology and decentralized cooperation.

Strengthening the bilateral partnership

The two leaders said that the comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Argentina has continued to develop positively, significantly and effectively through the exchange of delegations and high-level contacts. Bilateral trade volume will reach more than 4.8 billion US dollars in 2022. Argentina remains Vietnam’s third largest trading partner in Latin America and is its second largest in Asia.

The two leaders agreed to deepen political, diplomatic and people-to-people ties, and take advantage of the integration of their economies to increase bilateral trade to US$10 billion by 2025.

The trade volume between Vietnam and Argentina reached more than 4.8 billion US dollars in 2022.
Photo: Hong Dat/VNA/CVN

The NVA chief suggested that the two governments coordinate closely to further enhance the exchange of high-level delegations as well as at the ministerial and sectoral levels, thus strengthening relations between the two countries, and consolidating and developing political trust between the two parties.

He suggested promoting the possibility of starting negotiations on a free trade agreement between Vietnam and Mercosur and effectively implementing bilateral cooperation mechanisms such as the intergovernmental committee and political consultation to build a balanced and sustainable trade balance.

He also urged the Vietnamese leader to expand and strengthen cooperation in other fields such as culture, education, sports, science and technology, renewable energy and people-to-people exchanges, while supporting decentralized cooperation in order to develop bilateral relations globally in all fields and at all levels.

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The Argentine president emphasized that the Argentine government highly values ​​Vietnam’s status and its growing status in the region and the world. Noting that the relations between the two countries have huge potential for cooperation, especially in the fields of agriculture, science, technology, energy and response to climate change.

It was agreed that the two governments should continue to ensure favorable conditions for each country’s major agricultural products to access each other’s markets, strengthen trade promotion activities and link Vietnamese and Argentine companies.

On this occasion, the NVA chief also conveyed President Vo Van Thuong’s invitation to President Alberto Fernandez to visit Vietnam at his convenience. The Argentine President happily accepted the invitation.

VNA/CVN

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