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Vietnam, Rwanda to strengthen bilateral ties

The officials agreed to co-operate on policies and markets and encouraged trade promotions through forums, delegation exchanges, and exhibitions.


Devdiscourse News Desk Last Updated at 08 Aug 2018, 12:08 IST Rwanda, Vietnam
Vietnam, Rwanda to strengthen bilateral ties
  • The officials agreed to co-operate on policies and markets and encouraged trade promotions through forums, delegation exchanges, and exhibitions. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Vietnam is looking forward to strengthening its ties with Rwanda.

Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh made a statement during a meeting in Hanoi. The meeting was held between Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation Louise Mushikiwabo of the Republic of Rwanda.

Both the officials agreed on the need of people to people diplomacy to promote mutual understanding. The two sides expressed their agreement on measures in order to strengthen bilateral ties.

The officials agreed to co-operate on policies and markets and encouraged trade promotions through forums, delegation exchanges, and exhibitions.

They also discussed factors helpful for increasing cooperation in the field of agriculture, oil and gas and defense security.

Rwanda's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation, Mushikiwabo said that Rwanda is looking for support from Vietnam in agriculture, mining, telecommunications and is open to firms interested in establishing partnerships with Rwanda.

The two officials will also be signing various agreements on trade, visa exemptions for diplomatic and official passports holders along with investment deals.

The officials are also willing to provide support for a solution to conflicts especially, South China Sea issue keeping in mind the diplomatic and legal procedures based on international law, mainly, the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).


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