LONDON — Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn had talks with British Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly in London on May 5, affirming Việt Nam attaches importance to strengthening strategic partnership with the UK. He expressed his delight at the strong developments of bilateral relationship in various fields, in line with the 2020 Joint Declaration on the Việt Nam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years. Việt Nam supports and congratulates the UK on completing negotiations for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Sơn said. Minister Sơn also sought the UK’s support in improving Việt Nam's health care capacity and building a resilient health care system. Highlighting Việt Nam's increasingly important role in the region and the world, he described Việt Nam as an important partner of the UK in the Asia-Pacific and thanked Việt Nam for supporting the UK in its entry to the CPTPP.
Mar 21 2023