Ho Chi Minh City

City Party Chief receives Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan appreciated the comprehensive partnership between the United States and Vietnam at the meeting with Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Adm. Phil Davidson yesterday. 

Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) and Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Adm. Phil Davidson

Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) and Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Adm. Phil Davidson

The city leader welcomed the United States’ attempts on maritime freedom in the East Sea, and appraised supports of India, Japan and Australia in regional peacekeeping and security. 

Additionally, he also evaluated U.S projects on dioxin cleaning at Da Nang and Bien Hoa airports as well as efforts to overcome postwar consequences.

Vietnam desired to not only strengthen further the comprehensive partnership with the United States on basic of international and regional benefits but also to have more and more meaningful activities between the two countries towards the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relationship normalization in 2020.

Adm. Phil Davidson thanked Vietnam as well as many countries in the region for their supports in maintaining maritime freedom and reporting about upcoming cooperation plans between USINDOPACOM and Vietnam.

He believed that Vietnam would have positive contributions to the regional peacekeeping and security as well as achieve new developments in multilateral relations with ASEAN and the US.  



BY THUY VU- Translated by Huyen Huong

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