Hanoi, November 1st—Song Tao, Special Envoy of General Secretary Xi Jinping and Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, met here today with Nguyễn Phú Trọng, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV).
Song conveyed General Secretary Xi Jinping’s verbal message to Nguyễn Phú Trọng. In the message, Xi Jinping thanked Viet Nam for extending congratulations to the 19th CPC National Congress, and noted that China and Viet Nam are a community of shared future with strategic significance. International situation and global pattern are undergoing profound changes and the socialist causes of both countries are facing new conditions in the new era. Against such a backdrop, China is willing to, together with Viet Nam, view and hold the special significance in China-Viet Nam relations from a higher perspective and a deeper level, stay true to the founding mission, march forward hand in hand, and elevate China-Viet Nam comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership to new stages, so as to create a new realm for socialist cause.
Song introduced the main spirit and historical contributions the 19th CPC National Congress made, and expressed that the 19th CPC National Congress held high the banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, made major political judgment that socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, established Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as a guiding thought that the CPC should stick to for a period, deeply expounded the historic mission of the CPC in the new era, set forth the goals of securing a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, and of moving on to all-out efforts to build a great modern socialist country, and made an overall plan for the promotion of the great cause of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era as well as for the great new project of Party building.
Song pointed out that since the 18th CPC National Congress, the reason why the CPC and our national cause have made historical achievements and undergone historical changes lies in the CPC with General Secretary Xi Jinping at the core and strong leadership of our beloved leaders, lies in the leading of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, and is because of the tremendous efforts of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core in Party governance and strict governance over the Party. We will closely unite around the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, hold high the banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, keep on working with great determination, work hard, and lead the Chinese people of all ethnic groups to strive to realize the goals and tasks set forth at the 19th CPC National Congress.
Nguyễn Phú Trọng thanked General Secretary Xi Jinping’s verbal message, and expressed that the Vietnamese side highly values the 19th CPC National Congress and speaks highly of its vital significance and outcomes, as well as warmly congratulates on Comrade Xi Jinping’s re-election as General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, and the establishment of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as the CPC’s guiding ideology. Viet Nam believed that Chinese people will, under the leadership of the CPC with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, basically realize socialist modernization and develop China into a great modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious, and beautiful at an early date.
Viet Nam always attaches high importance to the relations between both parties and both countries. Both the CPV and the CPC are promoting the socialist cause that is suitable to its own national conditions. The Vietnamese side hopes to make joint efforts with China to push the relations between the CPV and the CPC as well as Viet Nam-China relations for constant and better development along the direction that complies with the times.