HÀ NỘI — President Võ Văn Thưởng on Tuesday meets Belgian Senate President Stephanie D’Hose, saying that her visit will open up a new chapter in Việt Nam-Belgium relations. He also appreciated the resolution on supporting Agent Orange/dioxin victims in Việt Nam, which is expected to be ratified soon by the Belgian House of Representatives. The Vietnamese leader said this was a humanitarian action and hoped that all stakeholders could join hands with Việt Nam in overcoming the consequences of the toxin. Senate President D’Hose also hoped that the two countries could take steps to facilitate travel between the two countries for people exchanges, trade and economic cooperation and tourism. Sharing the same perspective, the Vietnamese president proposes better collaboration in international affairs, and that Belgium supports the stance of ASEAN and Việt Nam on issues regarding the East Sea (known internationally as the South China Sea).
Mar 21 2023