Vietnam, US exchange congratulations on 25 years of diplomatic ties

(VOVWORLD) - Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and US President Donald Trump have exchanged letters of congratulations marking the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the US.

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Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong receives US President Donald Trump on February 27, 2019. (Photo: Tuan Anh /

In his letter, Party leader and President Trong expressed his belief that in the spirit of putting aside the past, overcoming differences, promoting similarities and moving forward to the future, the comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the US will be further developed in an effective and sustainable manner, in the interest of the two peoples and contributing to peace, security and prosperity in the region and the world.

In his letter, President Trump affirmed that the development of partnership between the two countries is a special feat. Today's cooperation has created the basis for trust and understanding, allowing the two countries to establish a comprehensive partnership as evidenced by the increasing trade relationship, the connection between the two countries’ people, their strategic cooperation, and jointly handling humanitarian issues and war consequences. He said the US maintains its commitment to further strengthening relations between the two countries on the basis of a shared vision of a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region, as well as respecting each other’s legal system and sovereignty.

On this occasion, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc conveyed a message of congratulation to US President Donald Trump.

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan cabled a message of congratulation to US Senate President Michael Pence and US House of Representative President Nancy Pelosi.

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