Buenos Aires (VNA) – Vietnamese
Ambassador to Argentina Dang Xuan Dung paid a working visit to Uruguay from
April 9-12 to discuss bilateral cooperation programmes between the two countries
Vietnamese Ambassador to Argentina Dang Xuan Dung (L) and Uruguay Vice President
Lucía Topolansky (Photo: Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina)
Dung, who is also Vietnamese Ambassador to Uruguay, paid a courtesy visit to
Uruguay Vice President Lucía Topolansky and had working sessions with President
of the Frente Amplio (Broad Front) Javier Miranda, General Secretary of the
Communist Party of Uruguay Juan Castillo, and Deputy Foreign Minister Ariel
Dung and the Uruguayan leaders
exchanged views on orientations and solutions to boost the bilateral relations
in the coming time based on the agreements reached at the first meeting of the
Vietnam-Uruguay joint committee on economic, commercial and investment
cooperation in October 2018.
They agreed to consider economy and
trade a foundation for the bilateral relationship and the two countries will
expand affiliation to culture and education.
The two sides discussed the
possibility of parliamentary diplomatic cooperation and shared information on
the situation of the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) as well as the possible
signing of a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the bloc.
During the working sessions with
leaders of the FA and the Communist Party of Uruguay, the two sides agreed to
boost diplomatic ties through the Party channel, while continuously supporting
each other at multilateral forums and international organisations.
President of the FA Javier Miranda
expressed his hope to visit Vietnam and further tighten relations with the
Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).
The two sides also exchanged views on
regional and international issues of mutual concern and agreed on some measures
to strengthen ties between the FA and the CPV in the coming time, including
delegation exchanges, as well as bolster cooperation in culture, education and