Vietnam values friendship and cooperation with Iran

VOV.VN -Vietnam treasures friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Iran, said Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Cuong during talks with Iranian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Morteza Sarmadi in Hanoi on March 11.

Cuong showed his elation at the positive development of bilateral ties over the past few years and suggested facilitating all-level visits and closer coordination at regional and global forums. 

The Iranian diplomat, in turn, applauded Vietnam’s socio-economic achievements and its rising stature in Southeast Asia and the world. 

He expressed his nation’s desire to beef up cooperation with Vietnam, especially in economics and trade. 

During the talks, the two sides examined ways to take Vietnam-Iran ties to a higher level, thus meeting the aspirations of the two countries’ leaders and people. 

On the occasion, Morteza Sarmadi invited Deputy FM Cuong to visit Iran for the seventh Vietnam-Iran political consultation.