Vietnam wants TPP talks concluded ‘as soon as possible’

Vietnam flagVietnam is eager to step up coordination with Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations as soon as possible, the country’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said. He made the statement at a reception for new ambassador of Brunei, Pengiran Haji Sahari Bin Pengiran Haji Salleh, in Hanoi on April 24.

The Vietnamese government leader suggested that the Vietnam-Brunei Joint Committee should be held soon so that both sides can discuss measures to tap into their cooperation potential in various fields, including trade, investment, farming and aquaculture.

Regarding the East Sea issues, PM Dung highlighted the importance of maintaining peace, stability, freedom, and maritime and aviation security in the sea area, and proposed that Brunei and relevant countries continue sticking to ASEAN’s stance, which is mentioned in its Declaration on Six-Point Principles on the East Sea.

The prime minister also stressed that all East Sea-related disputes must be settled by peaceful means based on international law, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. He also called on related parties to fully implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea in earnest and reach the Code of Conduct in the East Sea as soon as possible.

In reply, the new Bruneian ambassador pledged to try his best to forge a close relation between Vietnamese and Bruneian agencies, contributing to the promotion of the bilateral cooperation between the two countries.



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Vietnam is eager to step up coordination with Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations as soon as possible, the country's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said. He made the statement at a reception for new ambassador of Brunei, Pengiran Haji Sahari Bin Pengiran Haji Salleh, in Hanoi on April 24. The Vietnamese government leader suggested that the Vietnam-Brunei Joint Committee should be held soon so that both sides can discuss measures to tap into their cooperation potential in various fields, including trade, investment, farming and aquaculture. Regarding the East Sea issues, PM Dung highlighted...

Vietnam flagVietnam is eager to step up coordination with Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations as soon as possible, the country’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said. He made the statement at a reception for new ambassador of Brunei, Pengiran Haji Sahari Bin Pengiran Haji Salleh, in Hanoi on April 24.

The Vietnamese government leader suggested that the Vietnam-Brunei Joint Committee should be held soon so that both sides can discuss measures to tap into their cooperation potential in various fields, including trade, investment, farming and aquaculture.

Regarding the East Sea issues, PM Dung highlighted the importance of maintaining peace, stability, freedom, and maritime and aviation security in the sea area, and proposed that Brunei and relevant countries continue sticking to ASEAN’s stance, which is mentioned in its Declaration on Six-Point Principles on the East Sea.

The prime minister also stressed that all East Sea-related disputes must be settled by peaceful means based on international law, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. He also called on related parties to fully implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea in earnest and reach the Code of Conduct in the East Sea as soon as possible.

In reply, the new Bruneian ambassador pledged to try his best to forge a close relation between Vietnamese and Bruneian agencies, contributing to the promotion of the bilateral cooperation between the two countries.



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