Visiting Vietnam, China’s foreign minister discussed vaccine aid

Visiting Vietnam, China's foreign minister discussed vaccine aid - Photo 1.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi – Photo: REUTERS

Speaking at a regular press conference on September 9, Deputy Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam Doan Khac Viet announced the visit of Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi to Vietnam.

Accordingly, at the invitation of Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son, State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Vuong Nghi will pay an official visit to Vietnam and attend the third meeting. 13 of the Steering Committee for bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and China from September 10 to 12.

“The visit of State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi takes place in the context that Vietnam-China relations have maintained the trend of development and cooperation in various fields, making encouraging progress.

The two sides will discuss measures to further promote the strengths and potentials of cooperation between Vietnam and China, and discuss a number of regional and international issues of concern,” said Doan Khac Viet. .

According to the latest information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi will co-chair with Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh at the 13th meeting of the Steering Committee for bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and China.

According to the schedule, Mr. Vuong Nghi will hold talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and have polite greetings with senior Vietnamese leaders.

Responding to a reporter’s question about whether the 2 million doses of vaccine the Chinese government pledged to provide aid to Vietnam would be delivered on the occasion of Mr. Wang Yi’s visit, the deputy spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The two sides are interested and will have a “share” about the vaccine.

“The two countries are also currently interested in cooperation in the prevention of the COVID-19 epidemic, including the issue of vaccine support as well as medical equipment and supplies. Information related to 2 million The dose of vaccine (as the reporter mentioned in the question – PV), as well as issues related to the prevention of the COVID-19 epidemic are certainly topics of interest and sharing,” said Mr. Doan Khac Viet. speak.

Earlier, on September 9, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Vuong Van Bin informed about the visit to Vietnam by Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

According to Mr. Vuong Van Bin, Mr. Vuong Nghi will visit Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore and South Korea from September 10 to 15.

Talking about the trip, Mr. Vuong Van Bin affirmed that Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi’s visit is a testament to the importance of China’s relations with Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore, and South Korea.

It is known that Mr. Wang’s trip will emphasize cooperation in the prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic, implementation of the “Belt and Road” initiative, and common issues to maintain peace and stability in the region. area.

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