Lao media applaud Vietnam’s role in the world

Thursday, 2019-06-13 18:18:18
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The Lao media highlight the increasing position and prestige of Vietnam with its non-permanent seat on the UNSC for 2020-2021.
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NDO – Over the past few days, the Lao media have extensively reported on Vietnam’s election to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as a non-permanent member for the 2020-2021 tenure.

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On its front page on June 13, Pasaxon newspaper, the official organ of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee, published the full text of the interview granted to the Lao media by Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung concerning the event.

In the interview, Hung affirmed the increasing position and role of Vietnam recognised by the international community, highlighting that Vietnam winning a record high number of votes shows the countries’ high appreciation of Vietnam’s position and prestige, especially its ability to contribute to handling the world’s shared issues.

Winning a non-permanent seat on the UNSC is a big success of Vietnam’s foreign affairs, affirming the virtues of Vietnam’s policy of international integration, and proactive, active and responsible participation in multilateral institutions, whilst showing the country’s new international position on the basis of achievements of its comprehensive renewal process, the diplomat said.

The Lao media highlight the increasing position and prestige of Vietnam with its non-permanent seat on the UNSC for 2020-2021.

He emphasised the significance of Vietnam joining the UNSC for 2020-2021, as well as Vietnam’s key messages and priorities during the tenure.

Lao press agencies also published the photo and quoted the message of Party General Secretary and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong, and the speech of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh concerning the event.

The Lao media highlighted Vietnam winning a record high 192 votes of the 193 UN member nations, affirming the prestige and position of Vietnam in the region and the world, while reviewing the country’s contributions to handling the international community’s tough issues, as well as its active and responsible participation in shared global affairs.