US President's visit to Vietnam historic: Middle East press

Monday, 11/09/2023 14:43
On September 10, US President Joe Biden arrived in Hanoi on his first state visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
US President Joe Biden and General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at the official welcoming ceremony. (Photo: VNA)

Information about the visit as well as the fact that Vietnam and the US upgraded their relationship to a "Comprehensive Strategic Partnership" were strongly reflected by many major newspapers and news agencies in the Middle East region with many positive comments.

The official Egyptian newspaper "al-Ahram" assessed that the US President's visit to Vietnam was historic and that the relationship between the two countries achieved many advances. The newspaper quoted President Joe Biden's statement at the press conference on the afternoon of September 10 in the capital Hanoi, in which the US leader praised the improvement and development of relations between the two countries in recent years, saying that this will serve as a driving force to achieve prosperity and security for both countries.

The Egyptian newspaper Akhbarelyom also assessed Vietnam and the US as important partners of each other. At the beginning of his visit to Vietnam, US President Joe Biden affirmed that the two countries have the opportunity to shape the Indo-Pacific region in the coming decades. In a meeting with General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Joe Biden expressed hope that the two countries will make progress in the fields of climate, economics and other issues.

Bahrain's News Agency, Saudi Arabia's "alarabiya" newspaper, United Arab Emirates (UAE) newspaper "alkhaleej" and many other newspapers in the region also reported on the state visit to Vietnam by US President Joe Biden with many positive comments and reviews./.

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