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Vietnam’s diplomatic sector will carry forward its pioneering role in maintaining peace and stability and mobilising resources to spur national development and improve the country’s prestige and position, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son said.

Vietnam external relations in 2020: mettle and new posture

Vietnam’s diplomatic sector overcame numerous challenges throughout 2020 to create, grasp and optimise new cooperation opportunities, thus contributing to the country’s progress towards development.

Vietnam visits by foreign leaders in 2020 amid COVID-19

Visits to the nation by leaders of Laos, the Republic of Korea and Japan in 2020 have demonstrated a safe Vietnam in effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam puts focus on national defence and security

Major Le Van Cuong, former director of the Strategic Studies Institute under the Ministry of Public Security, talks to the Vietnam Government Portal about the importance of Vietnam having strong national defence and security.

Elevate VN's profile, fostering ties with all countries high on 2020 agenda: foreign minister

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh granted an interview to local media to share his thoughts on Vietnam’s foreign affair activities in 2019 and 2020.


Deputy PM, FM grants interview on foreign affairs

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has granted an interview to press agencies on foreign affairs, on the occasion of the traditional lunar New Year.

Protection of Vietnamese citizens abroad: A highlight

Facing unpredictable developments of many regions in the world, the protection of citizens has always been carried out by Vietnam under the motto "Active, timely, quick and effective protection".


Human right-related foreign affairs contributes to empowering Vietnam's position in the world

At the regional level, Vietnam is also an active member, which chaired many activities within the framework of ASEAN on human rights.

Russian enterprises set sights on healthcare and high tech in Vietnam

Vietnam and Russia are expanding bilateral co-operation to new sectors with an emphasis on healthcare and high tech, in addition to energy.

2014 – busy year of foreign relation activities: FM

The year 2014 was filled with busy and effective foreign relation activities that contributed to maintaining a peaceful and stable environment for the country’s development, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.