Màu đỏ Màu xanh nước biển Màu vàng Màu xanh lá cây
Thứ 6 - 26/02/2016
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Strengthening the U.S - Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership

During the period from August 24 to August 26 of 2021, Ms. Kamala Harris - Vice President of the United States visited and worked with senior leaders of Vietnam.

It can be said that at a time when Washington is actively implementing the Indo-Pacific strategy, the visit of the Vice President of the United States to Vietnam shows the importance of Southeast Asia in general and Vietnam in particular; At the same time, it shows that the bilateral relationship between Vietnam and the United States is on the right track and has made lots of progress.

The US Vice President Kamala Harris at a meeting with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh

At the press conference on the afternoon of August 26, Vice President Harris emphasized that: “We've had an enduring commitment to this relationship, because it matters to the people, to the security and to the prosperity of the American people. And we believe in the people of Vietnam”.

She said that the COVID-19 pandemic is the top concern of the two countries. In the context of the increasingly complicated of the Covid-19 pandemic, the US continues to support Vietnam with 1 million doses of Pfizer vaccine, bringing the total number of US vaccine donation to Vietnam to 6 million doses so far. Ms. Harris said she would continue to support Vietnam's faster access to vaccines, including vaccines for children; at the same time, support in medical equipment, improve medical capacity to cope with other pandemic risks in the long run.

In addition, through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and other emergency resources, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and CDC provided an additional 23 million USD in technical assistance to Vietnam in  response to Covid-19, bringing total support since the beginning of the pandemic to nearly $44 million; USAID also donated 1 million USD to the Vietnam Red Cross to reduce the impact and prevent the spread of Covid-19 in vulnerable communities.

Through a press conference, the Vice President informed about the land lease contract to build the new headquarters of the US Embassy in Hanoi with a term of 99 years. This is a clear evidence of the two countries' commitments in partnership cooperation, she affirmed.

In the earlier 2 days, at the meetings with senior Vietnamese leaders, Ms. Harris emphasized that the US attaches importance to the Comprehensive Partnership with Vietnam on the basis of respecting independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and political institutions and non-interference in each other's internal affairs. She also affirmed that the US supports a strong, independent and prosperous Vietnam and is committed to continuing to promote the increasingly cooperative and comprehensive relations between the US and Vietnam in the coming time. The United States will work closely with Vietnam in maintaining a rules-based international order by strengthening security and defense ties and enhancing coordination between the two countries' coast guards. During the meetings, the two parties discussed policies on economic cooperation, trade, education reform, etc. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested the two parties continue to strengthen cooperation within Trade and Investment Framework Agreements (TIFA), and consider the possibility of establishing a new economic-trade cooperation framework to further promote harmonious, sustainable and mutually beneficial bilateral trade cooperation...

As of early 2021, the United States has become Vietnam's largest export market, and Vietnam has become the 10th largest trading partner of the United States. Particularly in Dong Nai province, there are currently 27 US enterprises investing in Dong Nai province in the industrial field with a total registered capital of over 207 million USD, ranking 10th among countries and territories investing in the province. Dong Nai is currently inviting high-tech projects, this is the dominant field of US businesses. Until now, Dong Nai government has established relations with two States of the United States, Arkansas and Oklahoma, and is in the process of exchanging and establishing relations with New York State and Virginia State of the United States.