NEW YORK — United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that Việt Nam is a trustworthy partner of the UN, and described the country as a successful example of a developing nation, given its achievements so far.
Guterres made the remarks while receiving Ambassador Đặng Hoàng Giang, the newly-appointed Permanent Representative of Việt Nam to the UN, who came to present his credentials on February 25 (New York time).
The UN leader hailed Việt Nam’s capacity to perform important roles at UN agencies, including a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in the 2020-21 tenure, and engaging in UN peacekeeping operations.
He expressed his hope that, during the office tenure of Ambassador Giang, Việt Nam would continue making effective contributions to UN forums and activities in New York, helping promote multilateralism based on the UN Charter and deepen the growing partnership between the UN and Việt Nam.
For his part, Ambassador Giang conveyed the regards of Vietnamese leaders to the UN Secretary-General, saying that Việt Nam is always a trustworthy and responsible partner of the UN.