PM Pham Minh Chinh (R) meets US President Joe Biden in Glasgow on November 1 (Photo: VNA)
– Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with President of the
US Joe Biden, President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in, Prime Minister of
Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha, and the Chairperson and CEO of the Global Environment
Fund (GEF) in Glasgow, the UK, on late November 1 (UK time).
separate meetings took place within the framework of the ongoing 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).
Chinh and President Biden agreed to further promote the Vietnam - US comprehensive
partnership, including the cooperation in finance and technology to deal with
climate issues, especially to fully implement the mechanisms under the Paris
Agreement on climate change.
Vietnamese leader welcomed US businesses’ engagement in green and sustainable
development areas in Vietnam.
PM Pham Minh Chinh (L) meets RoK President Moon Jae-in in Glasgow on November 1 (Photo: VNA)
to the RoK President, PM Chinh said he hopes the two countries will further
intensify their strategic partnership and strengthen ties in all fields, from
politics, diplomacy, trade, investment to people-to-people exchange and
Moon agreed that their countries will keep close cooperation to bolster
relations in economy, trade, and especially, high technology.
and the RoK will reinforce cooperation via all channels and in all aspects, including
boosting delegation exchanges, both leaders concurred.
PM Pham Minh Chinh (L) and his Thai counterpart Chan-o-cha meets in Glasgow on November 1 (Photo: VNA)
Meanwhile, the PMs of Vietnam and Thailand discussed ways
to advance the two countries’ strategic partnership in various spheres, and in both
bilateral and multilateral aspects.
PM Chan-o-cha affirmed that Thailand is ready to boost
multifaceted connections with Vietnam, including investment, innovation, sustainable
development, digital transformation, and human resources training.
The leaders pledged to continue working closely with
other ASEAN members to build the ASEAN Community and enhance relations with
PM Chinh vowed support and close coordination to
ensure success for the ASEAN Year 2022 in Thailand.
Meeting with Chairman and CEO of the GEF Carlos Manuel
Rodriguez, PM Chinh said Vietnam welcomes and highly values the fund’s
long-term vision and assistance for countries to implement programmes and
projects to achieve nature recovery, carbon neutrality, and no pollution by
The GEF leader applauded the Vietnamese Government’s
efforts in recent years to deal with environmental and climate change issues,
noting that its commitments made at the COP26 are very strong and timely,
showing the country’s readiness to join hands with the international community
to cope with climate change and protect the environment.
The GEF will continue accompanying and is ready to
help Vietnam with climate change response, he added./.