The Prime Minister's business trip was a great success, achieving all goals and tasks at a high level

Reporter: Could the Minister please tell us the results of the Prime Minister's business trip and the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to attend the high-level discussion session of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly and conduct bilateral activities in the United States?

Minister Bui Thanh Son: The business trip of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to attend the high-level general discussion session of the 78th General Assembly and combine bilateral activities in the United States was a great success, reaching a score of High level of all goals and tasks with 113 hours of continuous operation, practically implementing the foreign policy of the XNUMXth Party Congress.

            This year's United Nations General Assembly session was attended by more than 150 leaders of countries. The business trip also took place right after Vietnam and the United States established a comprehensive strategic partnership for peace, cooperation and sustainable development. In that context, the business trip achieved the following main results:

One is, Through the Prime Minister's speeches at meetings, especially the High-Level Discussion Session, we have conveyed great messages about Vietnam's specific viewpoints and policies in implementing the foreign policy of the General Assembly. The 25th Party Congress and Directive 2030 of the Secretariat on promoting and raising the level of multilateral foreign relations until XNUMX.

Secondly, We present the image of a Vietnam that appreciates the preciousness of peace, stability, and is developing strongly socio-economically; At the same time, its role, position and prestige are increasingly enhanced in the international arena,

Third, We took full advantage of the business trip to further develop and open new relations with other countries and international organizations. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and official delegation members had dozens of meetings with leaders of countries and international organizations. At the meetings, partners all expressed their appreciation for Vietnam's position, role and positive voice, and agreed to increase delegation exchanges, political - diplomatic, economic - trade, scientific cooperation. technology, labor, tourism, education and training, people-to-people exchanges as well as mutual support at regional and international forums. Leaders of many countries support the importance of peacefully resolving disputes in the East Sea on the basis of international law, including UNCLOS 1982, ensuring security, safety, and freedom of navigation and aviation in the East Sea. East Sea.

On this occasion, we established additional diplomatic relations with Tonga, bringing the total number of countries having diplomatic relations with Vietnam to 193 countries. Vietnam is also one of the first countries to sign the Agreement on the High Seas (BBNJ), an international treaty regulating the exploitation, sharing of benefits and conservation of marine genetic resources in international waters.

With the United States, This is the first business trip of our key leaders after the two countries established a comprehensive strategic partnership framework, contributing to implementing agreements reached during President Biden's visit to Vietnam. The Prime Minister had dozens of meetings and attended events in San Francisco, Washington DC and New York, with the presence of senior government officials, the federal Congress, states, businesses, intellectuals, longtime friends and the Vietnamese community in the United States.

US partners all affirmed that they value Vietnam and develop relations between the two countries, with strong bipartisan support and high consensus on the need to urgently implement the new relationship framework to soon achieve specific results, especially in key areas such as economics-trade-investment, science-technology, innovation, education-training, overcoming war consequences, and health -environment, people-to-people exchanges... The US side responded positively to our high priorities of recognizing market economy regulations, limiting trade defense measures, and further opening the market. market for some Vietnamese export products, support Vietnam to build a semiconductor ecosystem and participate more deeply in the global supply chain, support Vietnam to overcome the consequences of war...

The US business community affirms to continue expanding investment and business in Vietnam. Many cooperation agreements in the fields of infrastructure, digital transformation, green transformation, and high technology have been signed and exchanged.

            Reporter: Xin Minister said about the results of the official visit to the Federal Republic of Brazil by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh?

Minister Bui Thanh Son: The official visit to Brazil by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and the high-ranking Vietnamese Government delegation is a practical step in implementing the foreign policy of the 35th Party Congress, including strengthening relations with other countries. traditional friends of which Brazil is the most important partner. The visit takes place at a very meaningful time, when the two countries aim to celebrate 16 years of establishing diplomatic relations and 2024 years of establishing comprehensive partnership in 1912. At the same time, this is also an act Following in Uncle Ho's footsteps, in XNUMX, Uncle Ho stayed in Brazil while searching for a way to save the country.

Brazil welcomed Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and our high-ranking delegation with respect, thoughtfulness, and cordiality. The visit achieved practical and comprehensive results in all channels of the Party, government, parliament, people-to-people exchanges and many fields of political cooperation, diplomacy, economics, trade, investment and defense. , security, agriculture, education and training, science and technology, people-to-people exchanges, culture, tourism, sports... and together open up opportunities for cooperation in a number of new fields such as green economy , digital economy.

On the occasion of the visit, the two sides issued a Joint Communiqué, an important document, demonstrating the stature of the cooperative relationship between the two countries, and at the same time orienting cooperation to become more and more practical and effective, towards an important framework. The new system will be suitable in the near future.

Brazil highly appreciates Vietnam's growing position and role in the region and the world, as well as the prospect of cooperation not only bilaterally, but also on a regional and international scale between Vietnam and Mercosur, South-South cooperation, coordination within the framework of FEALAC, WTO, ASEAN...

Reporter: Could the Minister please tell us Vietnam's priorities in participating in the United Nations as well as in relations with the United States and Brazil in the coming time?

Minister Bui Thanh Son: Promoting the above results, in the coming time, we will focus on the following priorities:

With the United Nations, We continue to deepen our relationship to take full advantage of international support and support in terms of resources, technology, capacity building for national development, as well as ensuring security. peaceful, stable environment, compliance with international law in the region. In addition, we need to continue to increase proactive, positive, and responsible participation, with initiatives and contributions commensurate with our role, position, and the expectations of the international community. Hosted many events and participated in many important agencies of the United Nations.

With the United States, The two sides need to coordinate closely and actively implement the agreements and commitments of the two countries' senior leaders under the new relationship framework, soon achieving specific results, contributing to the further development of relations. substantive and profound. Accordingly, the two sides will prioritize effective, harmonious and sustainable economic - trade - investment fields, considering science - technology and innovation as breakthrough fields of cooperation. continue to cooperate in education and training, focusing on training high-quality human resources and collaborating to respond to climate change.

With Brazil, The two countries will coordinate to implement many diverse activities to celebrate 35 years of establishing diplomatic relations and 16 years of establishing comprehensive partnership; Strengthen the exchange of delegations at high levels and at all levels. In terms of economics and trade, we face a great opportunity to increase bilateral turnover to 10 billion dollars in 2025 and 15 billion dollars in 2030; promote labor and investment cooperation. We expect Brazil, a founding member and currently the rotating chairman of the South American common market Mercosur, to continue to support and promote the early launch of FTA negotiations between Vietnam and Mercosur. The two sides will continue to negotiate to sign a number of cooperation agreements in the fields of technical cooperation, diplomacy, investment, security, people-to-people exchange, and local cooperation.

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