September 15, 2008
U.S. Wants Closer Cooperation With Vietnam: Negroponte
U.S. wants closer cooperation with Vietnam: Negroponte
HANOI, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte told Vietnamese government leaders that the U.S. government wants to consolidate cooperation with the Vietnamese government in various aspects, according to local newspaper Vietnam News on Friday.
Negroponte, who is on a working visit to Vietnam until Sunday, said his country would help Vietnam train 10,000 doctorate degree holders by 2020.
Dung said he appreciated Negroponte's working results with Vietnamese agencies to boost cooperation between the two countries in many aspects, especially in trade, investment, education, training, environment, and struggle against climate change and rising water levels.
Earlier, Negroponte had working sessions with Vietnamese leaders of the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Education and Training, Defense, and Public Security. During the sessions, he said the U.S. government wanted closer cooperation with the Vietnamese government in different fields.
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