Raab met with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister & Foreign Affairs Minister Pham Binh Minh. Both sides discussed progress made towards finalising the UK – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (FTA). They said this would ensure continuity for businesses at end of the UK’s transition period with the European Union (EU). They also discussed the UK-Vietnam Strategic Partnership Agreement, which sets the framework for political and economic relationships between the two countries to grow over the next decade. The Foreign Secretary highlighted that the UK would like to see another shift in gear in the UK-Vietnam relations over the next decade as Vietnam and its people continue to look to play a greater global role. The UK Foreign Secretary also welcomed Vietnam’s public support for the UK’s ambition to accede to the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The UK Foreign Secretary raised the international climate conference COP26, which the UK is jointly hosting next year. The world’s biggest emitters and the most vulnerable countries are situated in the Asia-Pacific region and a shift to cleaner energy makes economic as well as climate sense. The Foreign Secretary commented that Vietnam has the biggest potential for offshore wind… Read full this story
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