President Ho Chi Minh (Photo: VNA)
Paris (VNA) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s article
entitled “Several theoretical and practical issues in socialism and the path
towards socialism in Vietnam” covers the cornerstone values of the Thought of President
Ho Chi Minh, one of the founders of the French Communist Party (FCP), said a senior member of the FCP.
an interview granted to Vietnam News Agency in France, member of the FCP
Central Committee Denis
Rondepierre said the article has many similarities with the FCP in issue analysis and approach, adding that the FCP shares the view of the Vietnamese Party chief on the modern capitalist sytem and its crises.
Member of the FCP Central Committee Denis Rondepierre (Photo: VNA)
highlighted the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and the FCP’s similar stance
on choosing development models that ensure benefits for all citizens and liberate
society and humans. Economic development must go hand in hand with social
progress and fairness.
to him, countries need to review international relations and globalisation in
this direction, focusing on partnerships and comprehensive cooperation instead
of competition among nations.
called for dialogues and joint projects that could be carried out by
international organisations such as the United Nations and its organs.
Commenting on Vietnam’s Doi moi (renewal) and
achievements of its socialist-oriented market economy, Rondepierre said progresses over the past 35 years of renewal have
proved that Vietnam's choice of the path towards socialism is a sound approach. Vietnam became
the fourth largest economy in ASEAN with an average income per capita of 3,512
USD last year. Its rate of poor households was reduced from 58 percent in 1993
to below 3 percent in 2020. The country not only ensures food security but also
exports food and farm produce. The United Nations hailed Vietnam as one of the
first countries to achieve millennial development goals.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (Photo: VNA)
The French party official attributed the above
achievements to the CPV’s ability to pool resources from the people. The CPV has been able to found a development path suitable for the country’s
realities based on Marxism-Leninism. The concept of socialist-oriented market economy is a breakthrough
in term of ideology and creativity, he said.
Amid uncertain developments
in the world, he suggested all progressive forces globally should enhance
international cooperation to deal with difficulties related to environment,
food and health security, global and national security./.