On the morning of September 11, in Hanoi, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son welcomed and held talks with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi for an official visit to Vietnam.
Answering a reporter’s question, asking for more information about China’s ability to support Vietnam with 2 million doses of vaccine and transfer vaccine production technology on the occasion of the visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Deputy Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Doan Khac Viet said:
During the visit, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will co-chair with Standing Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh the 13th session of the Steering Committee for bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and China. , as well as having important talks with Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and greeting Vietnamese leaders.
The purpose of the official visit of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi is to promote the cooperation and comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and China to continue to develop and achieve new achievements. , for the benefit of the two peoples, for peace, stability, cooperation and development of the two countries, as well as of the region and the world.
Regarding the Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation Steering Committee, this is an annual meeting between the two countries. At this conference, leaders and agencies of the two sides will meet and directly discuss issues in the bilateral relationship, in order to remove difficulties and promote Vietnam-China relations. .
One issue the two countries are currently interested in is cooperation in the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic, including supporting vaccines and medical equipment. Information about China’s donation of 2 million doses of vaccine to Vietnam in particular and the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic in general is in the content of mutual interest and can be shared.
Earlier, on September 7, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi would pay an official visit to Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore and South Korea from September 10 to 15 at the invitation of Mr. counterparts in these countries.
According to the schedule, Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi will visit Vietnam from September 10-12.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said that in Vietnam, Foreign Minister Wang Yi will co-chair the 13th session of the China-Vietnam Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation along with Deputy Prime Minister Chang. Directly Pham Binh Minh.
Talking about the purpose of the visit, Mr. Bin said that the four countries that Mr. Wang Yi is about to visit are China’s close neighbors and important partners. These countries have been with China on the front lines in the fight against the global Covid-19 pandemic as well as post-pandemic recovery.
According to Bin, the upcoming visits of Foreign Minister Wang Yi show that Beijing attaches great importance to strengthening cooperation with these countries, in order to promote friendship with neighboring countries.
A spokesman for China’s foreign ministry also said relevant parties would discuss safeguarding multilateralism and upholding global fairness, as well as peace and stability in the region.