Djibouti - Vietnam: Strengthening multifaceted cooperation
Djibouti's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, who is in Beijing, China, during the 2nd "Belt and Road" Forum, met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam and Minister of Foreign Affairs. Foreign Affairs, Pham Binh Minh During this meeting, Pham Binh Minh expressed his desire to see further strengthening of bilateral cooperation in all sectors (Source ADI)
Mr. Minh also congratulated our country for normalizing its relations with Eritrea and for efforts towards peace and national development.
He later expressed his wish to see Djibouti serve as a bridgehead for Vietnam to intensify its trade and investment with other African countries.
Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, meanwhile, assured his counterpart of the support of Djibouti in the candidacy of Vietnam for the position of non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the period 2020-2021.
The Djiboutian minister said it was essential that the two countries could coordinate their efforts in multilateral forums and international organizations, including the United Nations and the International Organization of La Francophonie.
At the end of the talks, Djibouti and Vietnam agreed to strengthen multi-faceted cooperation, especially in the economic field, and to encourage their companies to study the market and investment opportunities of the other.
Lastly, the two parties agreed among other things to rapidly promote the signing of a visa waiver agreement for holders of diplomatic and service passports, to hold regular political consultations, and to stimulate visits between officials of diplomatic and service passports. their two countries.