|President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga received Jibril M.M. Alrajoub, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement. (Photo: Thu Ha)
VUFO President Nguyen Phuong Nga said: Vietnam and Palestine enjoy a good traditional friendship with many similarities in history. The two countries have always been united and supported each other in the struggle for liberation and in national construction and development.
In recent years, the Vietnam-Palestine collaboration has developed in many fields: diplomacy, economy, culture, and people-to-people exchange. However, the two countries still have potential and opportunities for further development in cooperation fields.
VUFO President affirmed: The State and people of Vietnam always have deep affection and concern for the righteous revolutionary cause of the Palestinian people. The Vietnamese people highly appreciate the Palestinian National Authority’s efforts in national construction and development, as well as in the seek for peaceful solutions to the Middle East issue on the basis of the United Nations Security Council’s resolutions.
|At the reception. (Photo: Thu Ha)
Jibril M.M. Alrajoub, General Secretary of Fatah’s Central Committee, said that the Palestinian people have always learned from Vietnam’s struggle for national independence and national development. He expressed his pleasure to see Vietnam develop politically, economically, and diplomatically, becoming a country with a position and voice in the region. He affirmed Palestine’s desire to continue promoting cooperative relations with Vietnam.
Informing the VUFO delegation about the Palestinian situation, Jibril M.M. Alrajoub emphasized that Fatah highly appreciates the support of international forums and bilateral partners, including Vietnam, in finding a peaceful solution for the Palestinian people.
Towards the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Palestine, VUFO and the Palestinian Embassy to Vietnam agreed to cooperate in organizing cultural exchange activities, seminars, and talks to enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the two countries.
|Delegates at the event (Photo: Thu Ha)
On this occasion, through Jibril M.M. Alrajoub, VUFO President Nguyen Phuong Nga sent her best wishes to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the leaders of the Fatah.