PM receives US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega

PM receives US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega - ảnh 1
(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has reiterated that Vietnam hopes to boost the friendship and cooperation with the US on the basis of respecting each other’s independence and sovereignty and contributing to peace and stability in the region. At a meeting with visiting US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega, a member of the US House External Relations Committee in Hanoi on Wednesday, the Prime Minister said he hopes US Congressmen will continue increasing exchanges between the two legislative bodies and the two peoples and support the negotiations of the Trans Pacific Partnership. Faleomavaega promised to call on the US Congress to increase budget for the decontamination and supporting Agent Orange/ dioxin victims. The US Congressman said he supports peaceful solutions to territorial disputes in line with international laws including the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. He acknowledged Vietnam’s achievements in ensuring and promoting human rights and the rights to freedom of religion and belief. He agreed on the need to objectively approach the human right issues based on accurate information taking into consideration of cultural, historical, and traditional features and level of development.