Deputy FM: Vietnam treasures South - South cooperation

Deputy FM: Vietnam treasures South - South cooperation

NDO/VNA – Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son affirmed that Vietnam always supports and treasures South - South cooperation in his speech delivered at the plenary session of the second High-Level United Nations Conference on South - South Cooperation in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 20. (Mar 21, 2019 14:11:48)

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