Australia welcomes Vietnam’s participation in the climate change initiative and looks forward to cooperation between the two countries in the application of clean and green energy.
On November 1, during the COP26 meeting, Premier Fan Ming met with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
The two sides are pleased to see that the strategic partnership between the two countries is actively and effectively developing in various fields, especially in the fields of economy and trade and Covid-19 epidemic prevention.
Prime Minister Fan Myung Ching emphasized that Vietnam attaches importance to relations with Australia. In the next period of time, the two sides should strengthen trade promotion, connect enterprises and localities, and strive to reach 15 billion US dollars in two-way trade as soon as possible, and two-way investment will be doubled. To achieve this goal, Vietnam recommends that Australia open its market and increase imports of agricultural products and Vietnam’s superior products, especially seasonal fruits and aquatic products; continue to support Vietnam’s development of transportation infrastructure, climate change, digital transformation and renewable energy-COP26 is now Actively discussed topics.
The Prime Minister of Australia shared the thoughts and suggestions of Prime Minister Fan Min and pledged to work with the Vietnamese government to implement measures to promote relations and cooperation in a sustainable manner. He also welcomes Vietnam’s participation in the climate change action initiative and joins other countries in the world to contribute to this work.
Prime Minister Morrison stated that emissions reduction and transformation must ensure the livelihoods and sustainable economic development of workers in each country; he is willing to cooperate in the application of green and clean energy, and invited Vietnam to participate in the 2022 Green Energy Supply Chain Summit hosted by Australia.
In addition, Australia will prioritize returning Vietnamese students to study before the new semester of 2022, and will always pay attention to supporting the development and integration of the Vietnamese community.
The two sides agreed to maintain close cooperation in multilateral forums to exchange views on the principles of international law to ensure the safety of seas and oceans, including the East China Sea, and the freedom of navigation and overflight. Prime Minister Morrison affirmed his core role of ASEAN and ASEAN’s support for the vision of the Indo-Pacific region.
On this occasion, Prime Minister Fan Myung Ching thanked the Australian government and Prime Minister Morrison for their timely support in vaccines and medical equipment. He believed that this proved the good cooperative relationship between the two countries and contributed to helping Vietnam tide over the difficulties. period. He also hopes that Australia will continue to accompany and support Vietnam in the context of the complex development of the epidemic.
Prime Minister Morrison confirmed that Australia will continue to provide 3.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Vietnam.
The two sides agreed to maintain high-level and high-level delegation exchanges, and maintain face-to-face and online contacts. Prime Minister Fan Myung Ching invited the Australian Prime Minister to visit Vietnam as soon as possible. Prime Minister Morrison expressed his gratitude and gladly accepted.