Vietnam will do its utmost together with Serbia to boost the
bilateral multi-faceted cooperation, especially in economics, trade and
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung made the
remark at a reception for visiting Serbian Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkic
in Hanoi on February 28.
Dung affirmed that
Vietnam always remembers the effective assistance from Serbia to
the country during its national liberation and reunification in the past
and construction and development at present, adding that Mrkic’s visit
will contribute practically to strengthening the bilateral ties.
He asked the two sides to soon sign an agreement on encouragement and
protection of investment and another on economic cooperation, as well as
support each other at regional and international forums.
Mrkic congratulated Vietnam on its socio-economic achievements and
affirmed that Serbia always attaches importance to boosting relations
with Vietnam in all fields and hopes to continue receiving Vietnam
’s support at forums.
He said that Serbia also
backs Dung’s suggestions and urged the two sides to sign a cooperation
agreement on education-training-VNA