The first-ever virtual summit between the prime ministers of India and Vietnam has ushered in a new era of Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the two close partners as they signed …Read More
The burgeoning Delhi-Hanoi bonding is set to acquire greater strategic traction during the December 21 virtual summit between the prime ministers of India and Vietnam with the signing of a …Read More
The text of the Keynote Address by India’s Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan, at VIISAS-ICWA International Webinar on October 7 is as follows: India enjoys a special …Read More
The coronavirus pandemic has opened new pathways of cooperation between the two strategic partners as Vietnam assured to provide India with medical supplies such as protective gear to combat the …Read More
HANOI: Amid rising security threats and shifting geopolitical alignments in the region triggered by China’s assertiveness, India and Vietnam have agreed to launch a bilateral maritime dialogue and intensify collaboration …Read More
HANOI: Dovetailing their ongoing transformation, India and Vietnam have raised the bar for their economic partnership, with President Ram Nath Kovind and business leaders of the two countries unveiling new …Read More
The Hanoi-Delhi bonding is set to shine anew as India’s President Ram Nath Kovind heads to Vietnam on a three-day visit that will deftly blend culture, business and deepening strategic …Read More
SINGAPORE: Batting vigorously for freedom of navigation and keeping the world’s maritime transit routes free and open amid widespread concerns about alleged militarisation of islands in South China Sea by …Read More
Amid the continuing volatility around South China Sea and China’s growing clout, India and Vietnam have decided to deepen their coordination in the Indo-Pacific region and bolster their defence ties to shape an inclusive regional architecture.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang’s March 2-4 visit to India and his talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi have expanded the scope of comprehensive strategic partnership between India and Vietnam, and underscored the pivotal role of India-Vietnam relations in the mutating regional landscape. Two visits by Vietnam’s prime minister and president to India within weeks of each other have cemented Hanoi’s role as a pivot in New Delhi’s Act East policy.
The Special Commemorative Summit is poised to open a new chapter in the history of India-ASEAN relations. With India and ASEAN emerging as the fastest growing region in the world, there are enormous possibilities for expanding and diversifying this mutually energising relationship across the spectrum.
In this interview with Manish Chand, Editor-in-Chief, India and World, Vietnam’s Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh argues that given India’s close historical and cultural connections and its growing economy, India should play a bigger role in the extended Indo-Pacific region. To fructify this huge potential, enhancing connectivity will be a potential game-changer in taking India-ASEAN strategic partnership to new heights.
Amid the churn in the South China Sea, the Vietnamese envoy also pitches for a real and abiding enforceable code of conduct and argues that the sea of Southeast Asia is an open sea of all countries, including India.