French President Francois Hollande made the above statement during his meeting with Vietnamese PM Nguyen Tan Dung in Paris on September 25th.

The French President spoke highly of the outcomes of the talks held earlier between PM Dung and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault, expressing his belief that the strategic partnership is a significant milestone in fostering bilateral cooperation in fields.

Both sides agreed that it is necessary to increase the exchange of delegations at all levels and upgrade strategic dialogues between the two countries’ foreign and defense Ministries to deputy ministerial and equivalent level, while boosting cooperation among localities of the two countries.

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