Vietnam, Mozambique enhance relations

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Mozambican counterpart have agreed to enhance high-level exchanges, foster cooperation and mutual support in global forums between the two countries, contributing to world peace on the basis of resolving conflicts by peaceful means in accordance with international law. 

PM Phuc asked Mozambique to support Vietnam’s bid to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure and Vietnam’s candidate for the post of UNESCO Director-General for the 2017-2021 tenure.

Vietnam, Mozambique enhance relations - ảnh 1 PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario in Hanoi, August 1, 2017 (Quang Hiếu/VGP)

Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario, who is visiting Vietnam from Monday to Thursday, said Mozambique wants Viettel Corporation to expand its services to the southeastern African country and urged Vietnam’s businesses to cover trade, oil and gas, marine transportation, agricultural and sea food processing. The two leaders said they hope Mozambique will become Vietnam’s top partner in Sub-Saharan Africa and Vietnam will help connect Mozambique with Southeast Asia. Vietnam is willing to share experiences in natural disaster prevention, weather forecasting, climate change response, education and training, and security and defense, and wants Mozambique to facilitate Vietnamese businesses to open bonded warehouses, develop distribution channels, and complete a regulatory framework for foreign investors.

The two PMs witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding on wildlife protection and an agreement on aviation transportation. 

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