NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue meets with US President Joe Biden in Hanoi
|Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue (R) and US President Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. in Hanoi in the afternoon of September 11 (Photo: VNA)
Expressing joy in hosting President Biden as the first US President to visit the NA House, the top legislator congratulated Biden on his successful talks with Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on September 10 and welcomed the upgrade of relations to the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership for peace, cooperation and sustainable development, which opens up a new chapter in the bilateral ties, spanning the channels of party, legislature, government, and people-to-people exchange.
Both leaders highlighted the importance of the parliaments in the process of healing, building trust, enhancing cooperation, and elevating the bilateral relationship. Biden thanked Hue for leading efforts to promote relations shared between the two legislatures and two countries based on trust and collaboration.
Regarding the results achieved after the talks on September 10, NA Chairman Hue stated that the Vietnamese NA and Government will jointly carry out an action plan to implement the Joint Leaders Statement on elevating the Vietnam-US ties. He suggested that the US expeditiously complete the procedures to recognise Vietnam as a market economy and continue allocating resources for post-war cooperation.
Agreeing with the NA Chairman’s proposals, the US President pledged to make efforts to promote internal US consensus in support of the Vietnam-US relations and the recognition of Vietnam's market economy status in a near future.
Regarding the 22nd anniversary of the September 11attacks, NA Chairman Hue expressed remembrance for the victims and deep sympathy with the US Government and people.
|NA Chairman Hue and President Biden witness leaders of the Vietnamese and US Veterans Associations and Defence Ministries presenting war mementos to each other. (Photo: VNA)
At the meeting, NA Chairman Hue and President Biden witnessed leaders of the Vietnamese and US veterans associations and defence ministries presenting war mementos to each other. Both sides agreed to work to address the post-war consequences and discussed the importance of its continuity.
President Biden took the occasion to express his wish to welcome NA Chairman Hue in Washington D.C. soon.