Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam's permanent mission to the UN in Geneva, has affirmed Vietnam’s support for efforts to disarm nuclear weapons through regional and international multilateral mechanisms.
Vietnam will shoulder “great and dual responsibility” as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2020-2021 tenure and ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Representatives from many countries at the United Nations sent congratulations to Vietnam on becoming a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2020-2021 with 192 votes of the total 193 UN member countries.
Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the UN for 2014-2018, has said there are reasons for Vietnam to be optimistic about its run for non-permanent membership of the UNSC for the 2020-2021 tenure.
Vietnam has a big opportunity to win a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN, has said.