China News Service Hanoi, December 12 (Reporter Chen Yue) On December 2, local time, Wang Yi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and director of the Foreign Affairs Office of the CPC Central Committee, met with Le Huai Trung, Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the CPC Central Committee, in Hanoi.

Wang Yi congratulated Le Huai Trung on his appointment as secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Wang Yi said that like-mindedness and shared destiny are the most distinctive characteristics of China-Vietnam relations, and "deep friendship between China and Vietnam, comrades and brothers" is the most vivid portrayal of China-Vietnam relations. The establishment of firm mutual trust and profound friendship between the top leaders of the two parties is the most important political guarantee for the stable development of bilateral relations. China regards Vietnam as a priority in its neighborhood diplomacy and stands ready to work with Vietnam to implement the high-level consensus, prepare the important political agenda of the two countries, and work together to build a China-Vietnam community with a shared future. It is believed that under the strategic guidance of General Secretary Xi Jinping and General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the relations between the two parties and the two countries will continue to develop and open up brighter prospects, and cooperation in various fields will usher in a new upsurge, helping each other to accelerate development and revitalization, and making new contributions to the vigorous and vigorous cause of socialism.

Le Hoi Trung said that the party, state, and people of Vietnam have deep feelings for China, and developing Vietnamese-Chinese relations is a strategic choice and a top priority in Vietnam's foreign policy. The Vietnamese side is satisfied that the relations between the two countries have maintained a good momentum of positive development. Vietnam and China are both socialist countries, and both are at a critical stage of national development. In the face of the complex and ever-changing world situation, the Vietnamese side looks forward to strengthening high-level exchanges between the two sides, pushing the bilateral relations into a new stage of development that is deeper, firmer, more comprehensive and more effective, and laying a better and more solid foundation for the future of Vietnam-China relations. (ENDS)