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Political consultations between Palestine and Vietnam

Thursday, 27 October 2016 10:05

According to the agreement between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Palestine and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, at the invitation of the latter, Dr. Shamiyah Mazen, Assistant Minister for Asia, Africa and Australia Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Palestine, visited Vietnam and attended the 1st round of Political Consultations at the Assistant Minister level from 24th to 26th October 2016 in Hanoi.

During the visit, Assistant Minister Mazen Shamiyah paid a courtesy visit to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of VietnamVu Hong Nam and held talks with Assistant Minister Duong Chi Dung. The Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Vietnam  and a number of officials from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries also attended these activities.

Deputy Minister Vu Hong Nam welcomed the results of the first political consultation held in Hanoi and affirmed that Vietnam attaches importance to the traditional friendly relations with Palestine and always supports the just struggle of the Palestinian people for fundamental national rights.

Assistant Minister Mazen Shamiyah expressed impression of the robust development of Vietnam in recent years and convey the sincere thank of the Government and the people of Palestine for the great solidarity and valuable support that Vietnamese government and people have given to the just struggle for peace and national independence of Palestine.

The two sides expressed their support for the resolution of disputes in the region and in the world by peaceful means, through dialogue, on the basis of international law and relevant UN resolutions.

* Earlier, during the political consultation between the two Foreign Ministries in the morning, Assistant Minister Duong Chi Dung and Assistant Minister Mazen Shamiyah informed each other of the situation in each country and discussed the measures to strengthen multi-faceted cooperation between Palestine and Vietnam, especially in political, diplomatic and commercial fields.

The two sides agreed to promote exchanges and close coordination at regional and international forums, increasing bilateral trade and creating favorable conditions for businessesfrom both countries to meet and explore business opportunities.

(Photos: The gioi & VN)