French National Day celebrated in Hanoi

(VOVworld) - French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean Noel Poirier held a banquet in Hanoi on Tuesday to mark the 226th anniversary of French National Day.

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Participants at the event (Photo: VNA)

Addressing the function, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son congratulated France and underlined that since the establishment of a strategic partnership in 2013, the two countries have made achievements across politics, defense-security, economics, trade, and culture. The French Ambassador said the relationship has steadily developed for years, adding that 7,000 Vietnamese students are currently studying in France, which welcomed over 25,000 Vietnamese nationals in 2014.