Further promoting stronger cooperation will greatly benefit both Vietnam and France, National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong told French Senate leaders at an October 9 meeting as part of her ongoing visit to France.
Vietnam and France on February 24 penned a cooperation agreement which will result in a complete revision of the Notary Law to be submitted to the National Assembly in May.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung reiterated Vietnam's consistent policy of attaching great importance to developing relations with France at a meeting with French President of the Senate Jean Pierre Bel in Paris on September 26.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said that time is now ripe for Vietnam and France to elevate their relations to a strategic partnership level.
Diplomats and scholars reviewed 40 years of Vietnam-France ties and discussed measures of future cooperation at a workshop in Paris on April 11.