In the morning of February 29th, Minister Song Tao of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee held working talks in Beijing with Hoang Binh Quan, special envoy of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam and chairman of the Commission for External Relations of the CPV’s Central Committee.
The two sides spoke positively of the sound momentum in the relations between the CPC and CPV and between the two countries and had an in-depth exchange of views and reached agreement on implementing the important consensus between the general secretaries of the two parties and on strengthening the party-to-party exchanges and programmes of cooperation.
Song Tao said exchanges of special envoys between the two parties, updating one another on major events of the party and the country and sending messages of congratulations on these events demonstrate their traditional friendly relations and a positive attitude about upgrading strategic communication and enhancing political mutual trust.
The historic exchange of visits between General Secretary Xi Jinping and General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong last year and the important consensus reached by the two leaders have charted the development of the relations between the two parties and the two countries. The two sides should focus on implementing the important consensus reached between the two general secretaries, facilitate the fruition of exchanges and cooperation between the two sides so as to bring real benefit to the people of the two countries and in the region, said Song.
Hoang Binh Quan introduced in detail the 12th National Congress of the CPV and the outcome of that meeting. He said based on the complete success of the 12th National Congress, the Party and the people are endeavoring with a high spirit for the goals of development in the next 5 years as defined in the National Congress. His Party is ready to work with the CPC in fully utilizing the role of the inter-party relationship in steering the relations between the two countries, implementing with real earnest the important consensus between the two leaders and promoting the continued development of the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Vietnam and China.