VN, Indonesia call for observation of int’l law, UNCLOS
09:01 | 31/07/2019
VGP – Viet Nam and Indonesia called on relevant parties to abide by international law, especially the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) to maintain peace, stability and consolidate trust among countries.

Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsurdi meet in Bangkok, Thailand on July 30, 2019

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The call was jointly made by Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsurdi in Bangkok, Thailand on July 30.

The two officials agreed the two countries will foster their strategic partnership across fields, including cooperation in sea-related issues.

Both sides also affirmed the importance to continue reinforcing solidarity and centrality of ASEAN, accelerating practical and effective cooperation within ASEAN-led mechanisms and between ASEAN and its partners.

The same day, Vice Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung had bilateral meeting with his Indian counterpart Vijay Thakur Sing to discuss ways to beef up bilateral cooperation  as well as cooperation between India and ASEAN in general and between India and the Mekong Sub-region./.

By Ngoc Van

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