Contributions made to foreign affairs in Party Congress draft documents

At the meeting (Photo: VNA)

During the meeting, delegates put forth enthusiastic and intellectual contributions to the draft documents, focusing on the forecast of situations and targets, and tasks for the country’s foreign affairs in the years to come.

Delegates agreed that the world and regional situation had been changing very quickly with increasing complexity and unpredictability in the coming time, especially with the far-reaching impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

They gave assessments on the international and regional environmental situation, major trends, the world economy, the impact of science and technology development, especially the fourth industrial revolution, international relations, globalization trends, traditional and non-traditional security issues, as well as opportunities and challenges for Vietnam.

The opinions presented at the meeting agreed that, along with defense and security, foreign affairs was an important and regular task. Accordingly, the foreign affairs sector should continue to promote its pioneering role in consolidating a peaceful, stable and favorable environment for the cause of national construction and defense.

The meeting also exchanged specific contents in promoting bilateral relations, promoting and enhancing multilateral foreign relations and deep international integration.

In order to successfully and effectively implement foreign affairs missions, many delegates said that it was necessary to build a comprehensive, modern, creative, dynamic and adaptable diplomacy that suited the new developments of the regional and international situation.

Addressing the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh emphasized the importance of receiving contributions to the draft documents of the 13th National Party Congress to gather intellectuals of the former leaders of the Party and State, leaders and former leaders of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ministries, departments, experts, officials and Party members in building Party guidelines, including those in foreign affairs./.


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