Bùi Thanh Son highly appreciated the purpose of Nong Rong’s trip to Vietnam to lead a meeting of the two secretaries general of the steering committees of bilateral cooperation between the two countries, in order to promote the implementation of the common perceptions of the senior leaders of the two Parties and two countries, to deepen cooperation in all areas in 2024.
The head of Vietnamese diplomacy stressed the importance and practical significance of the coordination of the two sides to realize the high-level Joint Declarations. He proposed that the foreign ministries of the two countries continue to promote their role as permanent members of the steering committees for bilateral cooperation between the two countries. He also suggested focusing on certain areas: coordinating to properly implement exchanges and contacts at all levels in 2024; promote strategic development ties, improve the quality and efficiency of substantive cooperation.
The Vietnamese minister proposed that China continue to increase imports of Vietnamese goods and agricultural products, coordinate to eliminate problems in a number of cooperation projects, promote sustainable tourism cooperation as well as people-to-people exchanges. decentralized cooperation, maintains exchanges and coordination in multilateral mechanisms and forums.
For his part, Nong Rong informed Bùi Thanh Son of the results of the meeting of the secretaries general of the steering committees of bilateral cooperation between the two countries, held on February 4.
He affirmed that the Chinese side is ready to work with Vietnamese agencies to maintain exchanges and close coordination, promote high-level strategic exchanges through well-organized bilateral visits and contacts with Party and State leaders. of the two sides, strengthen cooperation in the fields of diplomacy – defense – security, continue to deepen substantive cooperation in all areas, properly implement the mechanisms and activities of friendship between people and decentralized cooperation.
Regarding maritime issues, the two sides stressed the importance of seriously implementing the agreements and common perceptions of senior leaders of the two Parties and two countries on better control and resolution of disagreements at sea, to put fully and effectively implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC), promote negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) to achieve substantial progress.
Minister Bùi Thanh Son proposed that the two sides respect each other’s legitimate interests, in accordance with international law, in particular the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, contributing to the maintenance of peace, stability and development in the region.
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