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MAE: Identifying some new fields of Romanian-Vietnamese cooperation


Minister of Foreign Affairs Titus Corlatean and vice-president of the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan reconfirmed interest in the Romanian-Vietnamese cooperation, primarily in such fields as the oil and gas industry, petro-chemistry, informatics, naval constructions, the building material industry.

According to a release the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE), Minister Corlatean on Thursday received Mrs Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who is on a visit to Romania.

'The two high officials reconfirmed interest in continuing and diversifying the political dialogue and in identifying some new fields of cooperation, which should make better use of the potential existing in the Romanian-Vietnamese bilateral relations, in the economic, cultural and educational fields and in the field of the inter-human exchanges, including twinning projects between places in Romania and Vietnam. The economic branches referred to are the oil and gas industry, petro-chemistry, informatics, naval constructions, the building material industry, considering the large number of Vietnamese experts that were trained in Romania in these fields,' reads the above-mentioned release.

During the talks the sides emphasized the common wish to develop the traditional cooperation relations between the two countries in the new framework offered by the 2012 signing of the partnership and cooperation agreement between the EU and Vietnam.

Minister Titus Corlatean also stressed the importance of exploring the means of Romanian-Vietnamese cooperation on third markets in fields of common interest.

MAE also makes it clear that during the talks between the two officials they also appreciated the cooperation and coordination within the UN and within other international organizations and agreed on having periodic consultations between Romania and Vietnam on topical international subjects.