Australia wants to upgrade ties with Việt Nam to comprehensive strategic partnership: PM Albanese

September 07, 2023

Albanese reaffirmed that Australia attaches great importance to enhancing relations with Việt Nam. He wished to welcome Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng to Australia soon and suggested completing the necessary internal procedures to elevate the bilateral relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership at the appropriate time. The Australian PM also took note of PM Chính’s proposals regarding increased labour cooperation, education and training, and supply of more scholarships to the Vietnamese students. They also pledged to continue supporting ASEAN's efforts to narrow the development gap and assist less-developed regions, including the Mekong sub-region. The Australian PM reiterated his invitation to PM CHính to visit Australia and attend the ASEAN-Australia Commemorative Summit in March 2024.

The source of this news is from Vietnam News