The issues of Russian armed aggression against Ukraine and intensification of the Ukrainian-Vietnamese political dialogue, enhancement of bilateral cooperation in practical spheres, strengthening of interaction on the international arena were among the key points on the agenda of Ukrainian-Vietnamese political consultations held on June 19-21, 2018 in the city of Hanoi, Viet Nam in the framework of the agreements reached during the official visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin to Viet Nam in September of 2017.
«Political consultation between Ukraine and Viet Nam is clear evidence of the mutual intention aimed at intensifying the interaction between Ukraine and Viet Nam in all areas and deepening the mutually beneficial cooperation both bilaterally and multilaterally» - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Sergiy Kyslytsya stressed.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam Bui Thanh Son emphasized the desire of Viet Nam to strengthen the fruitful cooperation with Ukraine in all spheres and enhance the active collaboration on international arena.
The Ukrainian side drew attention to the problems in Eastern Ukraine caused by the aggression of Russian Federation and on the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and called upon Viet Nam to support the Ukraine’s efforts in defending its right for sovereignty and inviolability of the internationally recognized borders of the country.
The parties also agreed that maintaining regular contacts between Foreign Affairs Ministries of the two countries is an effective mechanism for preparing the forthcoming visits at the highest level.