Over the years, Vietnam has gained a lot important achievement in the field foreign Affair, in particular the establishment of bilateral and cooperation mechanisms multilateral to connect with the world.
This has a very important significance, contributing to creating a peaceful and favorable environment for the construction and defense of the country, and raising the position of Vietnam.
This is an assessment of Dr. Takashi Hosoda, a research specialist in the Asia-Pacific region of Charles University (Czech Republic) in his discussion with the Vietnam News Agency reporter in Prague about the achievements of recent Vietnamese foreign affairs ahead of the XIII Party Congress.
Dr. Hosoda highly appreciated the foreign policy of multilateralism and diversification of international relations, as well as the role and contribution of Vietnam in recent years to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). and the Indo-Pacific region.
This expert said that the position of Vietnam is increasingly enhanced in the region and the world, especially through a difficult and challenging 2020 year.
According to Mr. Hosoda, in the context of complicated developments in the world in 2020, the outbreak of the epidemic of acute respiratory infections COVID-19 has profoundly impacted on international relations, Vietnam. Nam is still honored for successfully assuming the role of ASEAN Chair 2020.
Thereby, the position of Vietnam in particular and ASEAN in general in relations with partners has been enhanced, contributing to the joint efforts of the international community to promote multilateral solutions to related issues. to peace, security and development in Southeast Asia in particular and the Indo-Pacific in general, including the East Sea issue.
This not only has important implications for Vietnam, but also for other countries in Asia.
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Dr. Hosoda also assessed that Vietnam has continuously made efforts, actively and proactively integrated into the international economy through the signing of many important multilateral trade agreements such as Comprehensive and Progressive Partnership Agreement. Trans-Pacific Ministry (CPTPP), Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EVFTA), Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and UK (UKVFTA). This makes an important contribution to creating a driving force for Vietnam to develop economic.
In addition to promoting multilateral cooperation, Vietnam also focuses on strengthening and strengthening bilateral cooperation with neighboring countries and important partners such as the US, India, Japan, France, Italy and the UK. … in order to create a peaceful and favorable environment to protect the national interests and promote the country’s potential.
Mr. Hosoda also noted that Vietnam has also shown efforts to manage against illegal, undeclared, unregulated (IUU) fishing, prevent plastic waste pollution and maintain fisheries. lasting.
This shows that Vietnam is a responsible country in promoting environmental protection and maintaining sustainable development, these are two main elements of the global political mission in the 21st century.
According to Mr. Hosoda, in order to create a peaceful and favorable environment for the protection of national security and interests, and to promote national potentials, Vietnam should continue to focus on measures to build trust and bring Cooperative relationships with partners are substantially and effective, while increasing participation in multilateral cooperation frameworks.
Sharing the same point of view, the Indo-Pacific research expert at Charles University, Dr. Jan Hornat also highly appreciated the role and position of Vietnam in international relations.
This is reflected in the cooperation between Vietnam and world and regional powers that has been continuously strengthened over the past years, contributing to maintaining peace, stability and development in the Indian region. Ocean-Pacific.
According to Mr. Jan Hornat, Vietnam is continuing to succeed in regional and world economic integration, with the highlight of promoting the signing of RCEP as ASEAN Chair 2020.
In order to contribute to ensuring a peaceful, stable and development environment in Southeast Asia in particular and the Indo-Pacific region in general, Vietnam needs to focus on strengthening relationships, this expert said. partnerships with regional powers that have a common interest in promoting a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Mr. Hornat believes that with the past experience and successes in foreign affairs, Vietnam will actively participate in contributing to maintaining stability in the Indo-Pacific region./.