Vietnam's foreign policy creates resources and strength for the nation - nation

Thứ Năm, 10/6/2021| 11:11

In the article "Promoting the role of foreign affairs to serve the cause of national development for the goal of a rich people, a strong country, democracy, justice and civilization", Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son emphasized, it is necessary to promote maximize the new position of the country to create new resources and strength for the nation - nation.

Vietnam's foreign policy creates resources and strength for the nation - nationMember of the Party Central Committee, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.

 

Recalling the words of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong once said and affirmed at the Resolution of the 13th Party Congress that "our country has never had the opportunity, potential, position and international prestige as it is today. ”, Minister Bui Thanh Son affirmed, peace, independence and freedom have always been the long-standing aspiration of our nation. Therefore, the important and regular task of foreign affairs is to create and maintain a peaceful, stable and favorable environment for the construction and defense of the Fatherland.

In order to protect the country "from afar, early", "since the country is not in danger", foreign affairs has played a pioneering role in expanding and deepening foreign relations in order to firmly consolidate The network of relationships with partners around the world has brought practical effects (to date, it has established diplomatic relations with 189 countries, strategic partnerships, and comprehensive partnerships with 30 countries). In addition, foreign policy promotes dialogue, promotes consensus, finds solutions to narrow differences, and settles disputes on the basis of international law.

The guiding ideology of foreign affairs is to consistently implement the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation and development, multilateralization and diversification. Vietnam is a friend, a reliable partner and an active and responsible member in the international community and wishes all countries to be friends and partners of Vietnam on the basis of equality and cooperation. cooperation, mutual benefit.

The foreign policy principle and motto is to ensure the highest interests of the nation - nation on the basis of the basic principles of the United Nations Charter and international law; together with national defense and security, resolutely and persistently struggle to firmly protect independence, sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity, but be flexible, clever, "unchangeable, improvise" to keep maintain peace and stability for the development of the country.

Minister Bui Thanh Son emphasized that thoroughly grasping "socio-economic development is the central task", foreign affairs should make an important contribution to improving the potential, self-reliance and competitiveness of the economy. and national synergy. To do so, it is necessary to creatively apply the motto of combining national strength with the strength of the times, make the most of favorable international conditions, especially the world's achievements and development trends, and implement effective Free Trade Agreements (to date, 15 FTAs ​​have been signed, 2 FTAs ​​are under negotiation) and international agreements and commitments to expand markets and attract external resources for model innovation. growth, restructuring the economy, accelerating industrialization and modernization of the country on the basis of science-technology, innovation and high-quality human resources.

Determining the target audience is Vietnamese people, localities and businesses, foreign affairs and diplomacy need to maximize specific advantages to create a favorable environment for people, localities and businesses. improve external economic efficiency and make the best use of opportunities and benefits of international integration. With the motto "breakthrough-pave the way", "accompany", "serve", the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Vietnamese representative agencies abroad have always been the home and reliable address for people and localities. and Vietnamese enterprises seek, promote and connect development cooperation opportunities.

President Ho Chi Minh once said: "Strength is the gong and diplomacy is the voice. If the gong is loud, the sound will be loud." Therefore, it is necessary to closely link position and force, in which to maximize the new position of the country to create new resources and strength for the nation - nation, and at the same time effectively use the combined power of the country. national unity to firmly consolidate and further enhance the position and prestige of the country.

Minister Bui Thanh Son emphasized that it is necessary to continue promoting and raising the level of multilateral diplomacy, promoting Vietnam's role in multilateral mechanisms, especially ASEAN, the United Nations, APEC, and sub-regional cooperation. Mekong and its cooperation frameworks as well as on important strategic issues, suitable to the country's specific requirements, capabilities and conditions.

According to Minister Bui Thanh Son, in order to carry out the tasks and responsibilities of foreign affairs, besides effectively developing and implementing an overall strategy on foreign affairs, special attention should be paid to "building global diplomacy, modern and representative with three pillars: party diplomacy, state diplomacy and people-to-people diplomacy.

Minister Bui Thanh Son affirmed that although there are many difficulties in the immediate future, the future development of our country is very bright. Under the wise leadership of the Party, the effective management of the State, with the consensus and support of the people, the close coordination of all levels, branches and foreign affairs will continue to make worthy contributions. in the cause of national development for the sake of a rich people, a strong country, democracy, justice and civilization.

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