Overview of the talk (Photo: VNA)

Vice President of ICAV Ezequiel Ramonneda, who is also an expert of Vietnam and Southeast Asia, briefed participants on the history, land, people and culture of Vietnam.

Mr. Ramonneda highlighted the milestone of the Vietnamese revolution in August 1945 when the Vietnamese people, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh, successfully regained the government.

He said that President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on September 2nd, 1945, marking the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and opening a new development period for the nation.

The Vice President also emphasized the strength from the desire for peace, tradition of patriotism and solidarity of Vietnamese people.

He noted that after national reunification, Vietnam has gained great achievements in overcoming the aftermath of the war, building and developing the nation, especially after applying the “Doi moi” (renewal) policy and driving development towards industrialization and modernization.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Argentina Dang Xuan Dung briefly presented the milestones of Vietnam-Argentina relations over the past 45 years. He affirmed that the relations have expanded in many fields, especially after the bilateral relationship is enhanced to comprehensive partnership in 2010.

The two countries have made regular delegation exchanges, signing various agreements in many fields, thus raising two-way trade to nearly USD3 billion in 2018.

He also emphasized that there is strong potential for the two sides to further develop their partnership in the future.

During the talk, the participants also watched a number of documentary films on the struggle for liberation of Vietnam, as well as images about the reform period and socio-economic achievements of Vietnam./.