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Vietnamese, Peruvian presidents agree to boost ties

Staff Writer |
President Tran Dai Quang and his Peruvian counterpart Pedro Paplo Kuczynsky discussed ways to strengthen bilateral ties during their talks in Lima.

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The Vietnamese President was in Peru to attend a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) forum.

The two leaders witnesses the signing of three co-operation agreements, including an MoU on fishing development, a cultural co-operation agreement and another on the control of psychotropic substances, drugs and drug precursors.

Both leaders agreed to increase the exchange of high-level, local and business-level visits, and hasten the signing of co-operation agreements in diverse areas, especially in telecommunications and oil and gas.

They pledged to help their business communities access Southeast Asian and Latin American markets.

On regional and global issues of shared concern, the Vietnamese leader underscored the importance of strengthening collaboration to maintain a climate of peace and stability for development.

The two presidents expressed their satisfaction with the increasingly effective co-ordination between the two countries at regional and global mechanisms such as the APEC, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Co-operation (FEALAC).

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