Trong thanked Biden for congratulating him on re-election as General Secretary of the Community Party of Vietnam, and expressed his belief under the Biden administration the Vietnam-US relations will develop positively and substantially.
He spoke highly of Kritenbrink’s practical and effective contributions to the Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership during the latter’s working term in Vietnam.
Vietnam wants to further strengthen its comprehensive partnership with the US, stressed the Party chief.
For his part, ambassador Kritenbrink expressed his delight at the positive development of the US-Vietnam relations over the past years, reaffirming that the US attaches importance to deepening its relations with Vietnam on the basis of respect for each other’s independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and political institutions.
The ambassador said he is optimistic about the bright prospect of stronger bilateral cooperation, and vowed to make a further contribution to the Vietnam-US ties in whatever position he will keep in the future.