Lao, Vietnamese High-ranking delegates for Peace and Solidarity Committees meet to enhance ties

Introduction: High-ranking delegates of the Lao Peace and Solidarity Committee and Vietnam Committee for Peace and Solidarity Committee yesterday held talks in Vientiane to track progress made on bilateral relations and cooperation between both sides.

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Story: President of the Peace and Solidarity Committee, Khamphanh Simmalavong led the Lao delegation at the talks with the Vietnamese delegation led by the Vice President of the Peace and Solidarity Committees, Pham Van Chuaong, who is also former Vice Chairman of Commission for External Relations of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and his delegation arrived in Vientiane on Monday for a working visit to Laos from 21-25 July.

During the talks, both sides exchanged views on regional and international issues of common interest and how to enhance the relations and cooperation between the two parties, governments and the two committees.

Khamphanh Simmalavong appreciated the Vietnamese sides on their achievement in national protection, peace maintenance, and national construction under the leadership of Vietnamese Communist Party.

Source: Lao National Television News in English
Broadcast on 23/07/2014