Uzbekistan, Vietnam plan to expand legal framework
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Aug. 5
By Demir Azizov – Trend:
Representatives of Uzbek and Vietnamese foreign ministries have discussed the current status of the legal framework of relations and prospects for expanding it, said the message from Uzbekistan’s Foreign Ministry.
The discussions were held during the consultations between Uzbek and Vietnamese foreign ministries Aug.2-4 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Currently, the relations between Vietnam and Uzbekistan are regulated by a number of intergovernmental documents, including the treaty on the bases of interstate relations and cooperation, agreements on mutual encouragement and protection of investments, scientific and technical cooperation, collaboration in the sphere of tourism, creation of an intergovernmental commission on trade and economic, scientific and technical cooperation.
Moreover, Uzbek delegation met with Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung. During the meeting, the parties expressed mutual interest in further intensifying the bilateral cooperation and positively assessed the results of the previous talks.
Diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and Vietnam were established in January 1992. Vietnam opened its embassy in Tashkent in 1993 and Uzbekistan’s honorary consulate started to operate in Hanoi in 2009.
Currently, 21 enterprises with Vietnamese share operate in Uzbekistan.