Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Le Hoai Trung (Photo: VNA)
– The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)
and the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) held a virtual conference on May 18 to
discuss the outcomes of the CPV’s 13th National Congress and the cooperation
between the two parties and nations.
Chairing the event, Chairman of the Party Central
Committee’s Commission for External Relations Le Hoai Trung informed the Cambodian side on the key content of the congress's documents and stressed that the congress affirmed
Vietnam’s policy on staying steadfast in creatively applying and developing the Marxism-Leninism
and Ho Chi Minh's thought to serve the goal of national independence and
socialism. The congress has also set forth the nation’s development goals toward 2025 and 2030
and its vision toward 2045.
Trung stated that Vietnam consistently implements the
foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, multilateralisation, and
diversification of external relations.
Vietnam proactively and actively works for comprehensive
and extensive global integration as well as to maintain a peaceful and
stable environment and constantly improve its international position and
prestige, the official added.
He underscored that the Vietnamese Party and State always attach
great importance and give top priority to the good neighbourliness,
traditional friendship, and comprehensive, long-term, and sustainable
cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia.
Co-chairing the conference, head of the CPP central
committee’s commission for external relations Prak Sokhon expressed his delight
at the success of the congress and his belief that under the CPV’s leadership, Vietnamese
people will reap more fruitful outcomes in building and protecting the nation.
The official, who is also Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of
Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, thanked Vietnam for its significant
assistance for Cambodia in the past and his nation’s current response to
Acknowledging the development of the Vietnam – Cambodia ties, the two sides pledged to continue promoting bilateral engagements between the two parties and countries across fields, particularly in COVID-19 prevention and
They said they will work together to effectively implement the
countries’ high-level agreements and vowed to do their utmost to protect and
foster the Vietnam – Cambodia relations./.