Vietnam backs UN-OIF cooperation

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam, as a member of both the UN and the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), always support the cooperation between the two bodies, said Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN. 

Vietnam backs UN-OIF cooperation  - ảnh 1 Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, attends the online debate on UN-OIF cooperation on September 8, 2020. (Photo:

The Vietnamese diplomat made the statement at the UN Security Council’s first open online debate on the UN cooperation with the OIF on Tuesday.

The debate was attended by OIF General Secretary Louise Mushikiwabo, UN Assistant Secretary-General Bintou Keita, and Armenia’s Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan who is also President of the Ministerial Conference of Francophonie.

Ambassador Quy lauded OIF’s contributions to the UN operation evidenced by via OIF members’ involvement in the UN’s peacekeeping missions, conflict prevention, and programs on women, security, and peace.

He urged the OIF to continue working in the UN to promote multilateralism, settle disputes peacefully, prevent and reconcile conflicts, and join the UN peacekeeping forces. 

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