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Party chief: Vietnam pays great attention to relations with China

Hanoi, November 3 (VNA) – General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 3 for Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who affirmed that the Party, State and people of China always attach great importance to developing traditional friendship with Vietnam. 

Wang briefed the Vietnamese leader on major contents and outcomes of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). 

He noted that Vietnam and China share many similarities in development ideals and path, as well as favourable conditions to strengthen practical cooperation in all fields, benefiting the people of both countries and for peace, stability and prosperity in the region and the world. 

Wang said that CPC General Secretary and President Xi Jinping’s State visit to Vietnam and his attendance at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting is his first trip abroad after the 19th CPC National Congress, which shows the Chinese leader’s and the CPC’s special sentiments to Vietnam. 

For his part, CPV General Secretary Trong congratulated the CPC for the successful 19th Congress, expressing his belief that under the leadership of the CPC and General Secretary Xi Jinping, the Chinese people will complete all targets set at the congress. 

He stressed that the Party and State of Vietnam always pay great attention to fostering and promoting the Vietnam-China traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership. 

The Party chief welcomed the upcoming visit to Vietnam by CPC General Secretary and President Xi Jinping and his attendance at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. 

He stressed that, in the future, the two sides should continue increasing meetings between senior leaders, while promoting practical cooperation in all fields, and effectively implementing all important common perceptions and already signed agreements, thus enhancing political trust with respect to each other’s legitimate interests and proper settlement of existing problems in bilateral relations.