|Li Qiang Has a Phone Call with Prime Minister of Vietnam Pham Minh Chinh|
On the afternoon of April 4, 2023, Premier Li Qiang of the State Council had a phone call with Prime Minister of Vietnam Pham Minh Chinh.
Li Qiang said that China and Vietnam are a community with a shared future of strategic significance and share a special friendship of "comrades and brothers", and their good neighborliness is of paramount importance and in line with the interest of both countries. China stands ready to work with Vietnam to turn the ambitious blueprint outlined by General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Xi Jinping and General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong into a beautiful reality and jointly work for more practical outcomes in China-Vietnam comprehensive strategic cooperation.
Li Qiang emphasized that the two sides should promote the high-quality synergy of the Belt and Road Initiative with the "Two Corridors, One Economic Belt", and work together to build a system of stable and unimpeded industrial and supply chains featuring mutual benefit and win-win results. China and Vietnam should continue to take concrete actions in promoting stability and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific and jointly build a peaceful, safe and secure, prosperous, beautiful and amicable home for China and ASEAN. The two sides should stay committed to managing differences through dialogue and consultation, and work together to create a sound external environment for the development of the two countries.
Pham Minh Chinh said that the Vietnam-China traditional friendship enjoys a long history, and the CPV, the Vietnamese government and people will always remember the tremendous help provided by the CPC, the Chinese government and people for Vietnam's struggle for national independence and liberation and its promotion of national economic and social development. Developing the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership is a top priority in Vietnam's foreign policy. Currently, bilateral relations are standing at a new historical starting point and facing important opportunities for development. Vietnam stands ready to work with China to strengthen political communication and strategic mutual trust, expand practical cooperation in various fields, increase friendly exchanges at all levels, properly handle differences, advance communication and coordination in multilateral fields, and take bilateral relations to a new level.