US Secretary of State congratulates Vietnam’s National Day


“I would like to send my best wishes to the Government and people of Vietnam on the occasion of National Day and look forward to working closely with Vietnam for better reconstruction after the pandemic.”

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Photo: AFP

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressed this content in a congratulatory message to Vietnam on the occasion of National Day September 2. The message was posted on the website of the US State Department.

According to Foreign Minister Blinken’s assessment, the Covid-19 pandemic has caused heavy damage around the world, including in Vietnam and the US.

“We have supported each other during these difficult times, as well as through increased medical cooperation, the exchange of medical supplies and equipment, and most recently, the US funding of vaccines. The opening of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Southeast Asia Regional Office in Hanoi creates a new platform to strengthen health security cooperation with Vietnam and the entire Indo-Thailand region. Binh Duong”, said Mr. Blinken.

Assessing the Vietnam-US relationship, Foreign Minister Blinken said that the relationship between the two sides has reached a new height in 2021 thanks to the joint efforts of the two sides to overcome the past and towards a brighter future for Vietnam. people of the two countries.

The foreign minister said that President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s speech at the Climate Summit chaired by President Joe Biden highlighted the potential of cooperation in combating the climate crisis between the two countries. The visits of US Vice President Kamala Harris and US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to Vietnam have reinforced the strength of the Vietnam-US Comprehensive Partnership and the US commitment to a strong, independent Vietnam. , and prosperity.