Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on July 14 cabled a message of congratulations to French President Emmanuel Macron on the occasion of the 231st anniversary of France’s Bastille Day (July 14, 1789).
|Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong (Photo: VNA)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc also extended congratulations to his French counterpart Jean Castex.
On this occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh sent a congratulatory message to Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian.
Vietnam and France established diplomatic ties in 1973 and lifted their relations to a strategic partnership in 2013.