Kristian Jensen talks cooperation with Vietnam

 

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The Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen talked cooperation with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh to the UN Summit 2015 held from 25 to 27 September 2015 in New York.

In a meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen and Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitow, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said the two ministries should work closely together to carry out agreements reached during the official visit to Bulgaria by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last June.

Vietnamese PM Pham Binh Minh recommends Bulgaria to consider granting official development assistance or eventually preferential credit for environment and health projects in Vietnam. He

Both Bulgarian and Danish Foreign Ministers agreed on the necessity of boosting international cooperation for the sustainable use and management of water resources on cross-border major rivers, as well as in climate change adaptation and ecological protection.

Meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh sent his thanks to the Danish Government for providing large amounts of official development assistance (also called ODA) for Vietnam in recent years. He said Vietnam hopes to further collaboration with Denmark in trade-investment, science-technology, green growth, climate change and education-training.

The two sides expressed their delight at the encouraging development in bilateral trade, which will be sustained via specific trade and investment promotion activities.

Kristian Jensen said Denmark attaches much importance to the comprehensive partnership with Vietnam and pledges to continue support the Southeast Asian country in education and in green and sustainable development.

The two diplomats agreed to consider the signing of an agreement on education cooperation, while pushing ahead with the implementation of the Vietnam-Denmark action plan in 2014-2015 and the building of a new one for 2016-2017.

The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda was held in New York and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly.

Sources: www.sustainabledevelopment.un.org and english.vietnamnet.vn

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