28/04/2015 13:30 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam Strengthens Cooperation with Asian-African Countries

As a founder of the Bandung Conference of 1955, a reliable partner and a responsible member of the Asian-African community, the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation led by State President Truong Tan Sang made important contributions to the Asian-African Summit, the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference and the 10th anniversary of establishing a “New Asian-Africa Strategic Partnership”, held in Indonesia from April 21-24, 2015.
The  Vietnamese leader’s speech delivered at the conference helped international friends understand more about the efforts of Vietnam and other ASEAN member countries to build a peaceful, sustainable and prosperous Asian region; emphasized the requirements for settling disputes in line with international law and ensuring freedom, security and marine and aviation safety; sharing Vietnam’s  initiatives and experience in promoting connectivity and development cooperation with African countries and South-South cooperation.


 

State President Truong Tan Sang and heads of delegations  attend the opening ceremony of the Asian-African Summit in Indonesia.
Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNA

 

State President Truong Tan Sang addresses plenary session 1 of the Asian-African Summit. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNP
 

Plenary session 1 of the Asian-African Summit. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNP
 

State President Truong Tan Sang meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNP
 

 State President Truong Tan Sang and heads of delegations attend the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference (1955-2015) and the 10th anniversary of establishing  a “New Asian-African Strategic Partnership. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNA

The message that State President Truong Tan Sang conveyed at the conference entitled “Strengthening Asian-African connectivity for peace and prosperity in the world on the basis of International law” won applause and received high praise from Asian-African friends.

Vietnam actively contributed to building documents of the conference which both reflected common interests of Asian-African countries and mentioned important contents concerned about by Vietnam which were related to the East Sea and water resource security.

On the sidelines of the conference, State President Truong Tan Sang and members of the Vietnamese delegation met the heads of 25 delegations to discuss concrete measures to promote bilateral relations, especially in trade and investment, thereby tightening the solidarity with Asian-African countries and gaining more support from other countries for issues of Vietnam’s concern.

State President Truong Tan Sang meets Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNA
 

State President Truong Tan Sang meets with Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNA
 

State President Truong Tan Sang talks with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNA 
 

State President Truong Tan Sang receives the Deputy President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNAN
 

 State President Truong Tan Sang receives the Deputy Prime Minister of Angola Manuel Domingos Vicente. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNA

State President Truong Tan Sang talks with the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Yong Nam. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNA

State President Truong Tan Sang receives Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Photo: Nguyen Khang/VNA 
 
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