Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh called for respect for international law and peaceful settlement of disputes, when speaking at the United Nations General Assembly.
During the high-level joint discussion session of the 77th UN General Assembly in New York on September 24, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said that the world is at a “historic turning point” when confrontation, conflict and Violations of international law have increased, reflecting competition between major powers and unilateralism, according to the VNA.
The Deputy Prime Minister proposed eliminating the tendency of confrontation, thinking “win-lose”, promoting multilateralism and international cooperation. He emphasized the need to uphold international law and respect the UN Charter, especially respect for the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of countries, settle disputes by peaceful means and build an international community. effective multilateralism.
Regarding the regional situation, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh emphasized that Southeast Asian countries are making efforts to build a strong and united ASEAN Community, playing a central role in the regional security architecture and promoting cooperation. With cooperators. He also praised ASEAN’s efforts to find comprehensive solutions to regional issues, including the situation in Myanmar.
The Deputy Prime Minister affirmed that it is necessary to maintain peace, stability, security and maritime safety in the East Sea, calling on all parties to settle disputes by peaceful means, respecting legal and diplomatic processes. accordance with international law, the UN Charter and the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention.
According to him, Vietnam always strives to maintain international peace and security, increase participation in UN peacekeeping activities, promote a balanced and constructive approach, and jointly seek long-term solutions to the conflict. international issues.
He also noted that Vietnam always promotes mutual understanding and respect, cooperation and dialogue at the UN Human Rights Council and wishes to receive support from other countries for Vietnam’s candidacy for the position of a member of the UN Human Rights Council. Member of the Human Rights Council for the term 2023-2025.