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Vietnam, Haiti bolster multifaceted cooperation

Staff Writer |
Vietnamese and Haiti top legislators reached consensus that the two countries will develop their legislative ties and bilateral cooperation in other spheres.

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President of the Senate of Haiti Youri Latortue arrived in Hanoi on Saturday for a six-day visit to Vietnam.

This is the first time the Senate has sent a high-ranking delegation to Vietnam to boost its friendship and cooperation with the Vietnamese legislature, Vietnam News Agency reported on Monday.

During their talks, Latortue and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan agreed to develop their bilateral legislative ties and foster cooperation on telecommunications, agriculture, gender equality among other fields.

Vietnam and Haiti set up diplomatic ties in 1997. The Haitian government opened its embassy in Hanoi in 2013.

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