PM asked Mozambique to support Vietnam at UN Security Council, UNESCO

Updated at Wednesday, 02 Aug 2017, 11:35
The Hanoitimes - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked Mozambique to support Vietnam to secure a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in the period 2020-2021.
PM Phuc made the point on Tuesday at the talks with Mozambican counterpart Carlos Agostinho do Rosario who is on a four-day official visit to Vietnam.

He also called for Mozambique’s support for the Vietnamese candidate, Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, Assistant to the Foreign Minister and Special Envoy to the Prime Minister on UNESCO to run for the UNESCO chief position.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosts welcoming ceremony for Mozambican PM Carlos Agostinho do Rosario
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosts welcoming ceremony for Mozambican PM Carlos Agostinho do Rosario

Regarding the bilateral ties, the two PMs agreed to maintain the exchange of delegations at all levels and support each other at international forums.

Both sides agreed to make joint efforts to contribute to peace and cooperation on both regional and international scales on the basis of respecting international law. They expressed pleasure at the effective operation of Movitel, a joint venture between Vietnam’s military-run telecom group Viettel and Mozambique’s investment company SPI.

The Mozambican side expects Viettel and other Vietnamese investors to expand investment in other fields like oil and gas, maritime transport, agriculture and aquaculture processing in a bid to realize trade and investment goals set by the two countries’ leaders.

Meanwhile, Vietnam pledged to share more development experience with Mozambique in the areas of natural disaster prevention, weather forecast, climate change adaptation, education and training, and security and defense.

After their talks, the pair witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in protection and preservation of wild flora and fauna and the initialing of an agreement on air transport.
Anh Kiet