In the letter, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh highly appreciated Mr. Blinken’s contributions to the Vietnam-US relations over the years; affirms that Vietnam attaches great importance to and wishes to strengthen relations between the two countries in a practical, stable and long-term direction, based on the principles of respect for international law, independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and institutions. each other’s politics.
The Deputy Prime Minister also expressed his wish that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the two countries would continue to work closely to contribute to the deepening of the comprehensive Vietnam-US partnership, especially in economic – trade – fields. investment, as well as cooperation in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Previously, on January 25, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh sent congratulatory letters to National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and US President’s Special Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry.