Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh urged all parties involved in all conflicts to resolve through dialogue to find a long-term solution, taking into account the legitimate interests of the parties.
Speaking at the discussion session “Towards a peaceful, stable and prosperous world” within the framework of the expanded G7 Summit in Hiroshima on May 21, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stated Vietnam’s messages on peace, stability and development of cooperation global and regional.
The Prime Minister stated that Vietnam will contribute to peace, wishes to end conflicts, not use and threaten to use nuclear weapons, respect sovereignty, territorial integrity, guarantee food and energy security for people.
Referring to the spirit of respecting the Charter of the United Nations, international law and resolving all disputes by peaceful means, the Prime Minister called on all parties involved in all conflicts to resolve through dialogue and negotiation. the legitimate interests of the parties. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stated that Vietnam does not choose a side, but chooses fairness, impartiality, fairness and reason.
According to him, the values of trust, sincerity and sense of responsibility have been consistently demonstrated by Vietnam through the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, development cooperation and multilateralization.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and guests attend the discussion session “Towards a peaceful, stable and prosperous world”, May 21, in Hiroshima, Japan. Photo: Duong Giang
On regional issues, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hopes the international community and partners will support ASEAN’s central role in building a region of peace, stability, cooperation and resilience. Countries need to rigorously implement the Declaration on Conduct of East Sea Parties (DOC) and move towards achieving a substantive and effective Code of Conduct for the East Sea (COC) in line with international law. especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982).
The Prime Minister also urged the parties to exercise restraint and not take measures that would complicate the situation and violate the sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction of the relevant countries established by the 1982 UNCLOS.
The Prime Minister talks with U.S. President Joe Biden (left) and Brazilian President Lula da Silva at the discussion session of the expanded G7 summit on May 21 in Hiroshima, Japan. Photo: Duong Giang
In the discussion session, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had a brief meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The Prime Minister stated that Vietnam’s consistent stance is to respect the Charter of the United Nations and international law, especially the principles of respecting the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of countries and non-interference in internal affairs, not using force and threaten to use force, all disputes must be resolved by peaceful means.
Vietnam hopes that the relevant parties will end the conflict soon, resume dialogue and resolve disputes by peaceful means. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said Vietnam stands ready to help the parties find a lasting peaceful solution based on international law and respecting the legitimate interests of the parties.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the 49th G7 Open Summit on May 20-21, at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. This is the third time that Vietnam has participated in this conference and the second time at the invitation of Japan. This year, Vietnam is one of two Southeast Asian countries invited by Japan, alongside Indonesia.
The G7 includes the advanced industrialized nations of the US, UK, France, Germany, Japan, Canada and Italy, which play an important role in shaping and strengthening global structure and governance.