Deputy PM, FM Minh holds phone talks with Estonian FM
19:43 | 29/04/2020
VGP – Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Estonian Foreign Minister  Urmas Reinsalu discussed COVID-19 fight and cooperation at United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as both Viet Nam and Estonia are non-permanent members.

Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. Photo: VGP

Deputy PM, FM Minh briefed about recent outcomes of the COVID-19 prevention and control in Viet Nam, affirmed the nation supports international cooperation efforts to push back this global crisis.

Estonian FM spoke highly of Viet Nam’s drastic measures to contain the epidemic as well as its active role in the regional and international forums.

He congratulated the Southeast Asian country on successfully fulfilling the UNSC Presidency in January this year and suggested both countries would continue close coordination over issues of global concerns at the UNSC.

Minh took the occasion to extend thanks to Estonia for having advocated the signing of the trade and investment agreements between Viet Nam and the European Union in June last year, asking the European country to soon ratify the deals to help the two economies overcome the current challenges caused by COVID-19.

Both sides vowed to strengthen bilateral cooperation, especially in such fields like digital economy and e-Government development./.

By Thuy Dung

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