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Reconciliation paves the way for partnership

At a press briefing following talks with US President Barack Obama, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong stated that it is rare for two nations to change from former enemies to become friends after only 20 years of diplomatic relations

Investing in the future

As climate change has ratcheted up in increments of severity in Vietnam over recent years, Vietnam and the US are stepping up their co-operation in environmental protection and response to climate change.

The extraordinary road to normalisation

Vietnam and the US have passed many commendable co-operative milestones. Pete Peterson, the first US Ambassador to Vietnam, writes about the process leading up to the historic normalisation of relations in 1995.

US likely to offer Vietnam arms deals

Vietnam should be able to access US weapons that would improve its ability to network its defence systems especially in intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and maritime domain awareness, said Prof. Carl Thayer.

Ambassador: Obama’s visit to deepen Vietnam-US ties

 US President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Vietnam from May 23-25 is to further deepen the Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership, Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh said.

US-VN artists to perform at concert celebrating VN-US ties

 VietNamNet Bridge – American maestro David Itkin and Vietnamese violinist Vu Viet Chuong will perform at a concert celebrating 20 years of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and the US at the HCM City Opera House on Thursday.

Platform built

 Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh looks back over Vietnam - US economic relations in the 20 years since normalization.

Twenty years of Vietnam-US relations: Short Journey with great strides

The 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations is a critical moment for Vietnam and the US to reflect upon the past and look forward to a better future for both countries, wrote Deputy PM - Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.

A well-known American politician and the fate of Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - It is a famous US politician, whose life and political career has closely tied with Vietnam - Senator John McCain.

VN-U.S. ties taken to higher plane in Trong’s historic America visit

Party Chief Nguyen Phu Trong’s historic visit to the US marks a new level in bilateral ties since Trong and U.S. President Barack Obama agreed on major directions to foster relations, and deepen the comprehensive partnership in the future.

I was really stunned by the “American-style draft”

The impact of the US-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement has been analyzed from different angles in the mass media. VietNamNet introduces the perspective of an "insider" - Nguyen Dinh Luong, the former chief negotiator for the BTA.

Party leader’s forthcoming US visit highlighted as historic event

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong is due to pay an official visit to the US on July 6-10. On the eve of the visit, VOV reporter recently sat down with some US leading experts to talk about the significance of the high-profile visit.

Vietnam-US partnership equals profit: Finance Minister

  Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung, who will chair the upcoming investment promotion conference in the US on July 1, spoke about his expectations for a comprehensive and deeper partnership between Vietnam and the US in the finance sector.

People-to-people exchanges crucial to VN-US rapprochement

 The cooperation between Vietnamese and US nationals plays a crucial component in the normalisation of relations between the two countries, according to outcomes from a forum held in Hanoi on January 27.