Vietnam, Hungary issues joint statement on comprehensive partnership

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam and Hungary have issued a joint statement establishing a comprehensive partnership during Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit to Hungary from Saturday to Tuesday.
Vietnam, Hungary issues joint statement on comprehensive partnership  - ảnh 1Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

The statement noted that, during his visit, Mr. Trong had talks with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, met President Janos Ader and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Hende Csaba, attended a conference of rectors from Vietnamese and Hungarian universities, and visited Szentendre city.

The two sides agreed to share experience and strengthen cooperation on issues related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, agriculture, the food industry, finance, taxes, water resource management, technology, labour, natural resources, and environmental protection. They also agreed to help their goods reach each other’s market by signing and ratifying a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the EU.

The leaders expressed their shared interest in closer cooperation in health care, defense, education, training, cultural exchange, sports, and tourism.

Both sides affirmed the central role of the UN in maintaining international peace and security and promoting sustainable development and prosperity, while stressing the principle of resolving disputes through peaceful means, without using or threatening to use force, on the basis of international law and the UN Charter.

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