President Nguyen Xuan Phuc addresses the general debate of the UN General Assembly's 76th session in New York on September 22 (Photo: VNA)
– Media outlets in the Czech
Republic have published several articles highlighting President Nguyen Xuan
Phuc’s remarks at the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, as
well as Vietnam’s role in promoting multilateral cooperation and international
law to solve global challenges.
In its article, the halonoviny.cz newspaper spoke highly of President Phuc’s speech at the high-level general debate at the UN General
Assembly’s 76th session.
It noted that the Vietnamese leader put forth detailed proposals
to step up multilateral cooperation, including promoting the role of the UN and
international law in responding to urgent global challenges, especially the
COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and issues relevant to peace and stability of
each country, each region, and the world as a whole.
With regard to COVID-19 response, the article applauded
Vietnam’s proposal to enhance international cooperation, which should
prioritise the supply of vaccines to the countries with low vaccination rates and
create conditions for developing nations to cooperate in vaccine production and
Facing the pandemic’s intensive impacts, Vietnam called on
countries to strengthen ties to turn challenges into opportunities by
accelerating digital transformation, applying technology, and promoting
sustainable development, according to the writing.
The newspaper also applauded Vietnam’s appeal for stronger
cooperation to minimise and deal with adverse impacts of climate change.
Vietnam asked developed nations to assist poor and developing
countries in terms of finance, technology, and capacity building so as to
reduce emissions, prevent and mitigate natural disasters, and adopt a circular
This article highly valued the country’s viewpoint that
maintaining peace and stability in each country, each region, and the world is
the prerequisite for post-pandemic recovery and growth, and that the
international community, with the UN playing the central role, needs to show
their goodwill, make responsible contributions, and exert common efforts to
intensify trust among the countries on the basis of equality; cooperation; respect
for one another’s independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity; no
interference in one another’s internal affairs; and peaceful settlement of
It also highlighted Vietnam’s foreign policy that lays stress
on multilateralism, with the UN playing the central role and international law
serving as the foundation, to help maintain peace, stability, and development
in the world.
Meanwhile, parlamentnilisty.cz also ran an article underlining
Vietnam’s viewpoint of promoting multilateral cooperation and international law
in resolving global challenges, including the East Sea issue.
It noted that addressing the UN General Assembly’s 76th session, President Phuc emphasised Vietnam’s policy on fostering multilateral
cooperation and international law, with the UN at the centre, to deal with global
challenges, including navigation security in the East Sea, thereby helping to
sustain peace, stability, and development in the Indo-Pacific region and the
This viewpoint matches the common trend in the current
multipolar world, requiring the international community’s cooperation and
common efforts in response to global challenges, the newspaper wrote.
It stressed that the country showed strong determination to
work with ASEAN to help maintain a world order based on international law and
the UN Charter, and promote the international community’s awareness and common
efforts in dealing the East Sea issue by peaceful means on the basis of
international law and the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS),
thus contributing to conflict prevention for the sake of regional and global
peace, cooperation, and development.
The article said the East Sea is an important international shipping
route, and that the EU and European countries support the viewpoint of boosting
multilateral cooperation and respect for international law and UNCLOS in peacefully
settling the East Sea issue./.