President Truong Tan Sang meets with Austrian and Chilean Presidents

(VOVworld) – President Truong Tan Sang had separate meetings with Austrian and Chilean Presidents at the UN Headquarters on Sunday.

President Truong Tan Sang meets with Austrian and Chilean Presidents  - ảnh 1
The UN General Assembly plenary session on Sep 25, 2015

At the meeting with Austrian President Heinz Fischer, the two leaders agreed to increase exchanges of high-level delegations and businesspeople to foster links in trade and investment. They also mentioned the negotiation of a visa exemption agreement for diplomatic passport holders.
The Vietnamese leader called on the Austrian Government to help its companies invest in Vietnam, particularly in infrastructure, industry, energy, and health, and to continue its official development assistance for Vietnam.

Mr. Fischer praised Vietnam’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) efforts and said he thinks Vietnam will succeed in realising all of its sustainable development goals. He said Austria always backs Vietnam in bolstering its ties with the European Union (EU), and promised that the country will urge the EU to quickly sign an EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). The two leaders agreed to back each other at regional and global forums.

Meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, President Truong Tan Sang said Vietnam always treasures its ties with Chile, and thanked her for her personal efforts to strengthen relations between the two nations. The leaders agreed that the two countries should continue close coordination in international cooperation mechanisms and multilateral forums like the UN.
Mr. Sang thanked Chile for supporting Vietnam’s nomination to the UN Security Council’s 2020-2021 term and the Economic and Social Council’s 2016-2018 term. He asked Chile to vote for Vietnam for the UNESCO Executive Council’s 2015-2019 term. Chile always supports Vietnam at international forums, President Bachelet stated and said she hopes Vietnam will back Austria in developing relations with other ASEAN members.

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