Seoul (VNA) – The Vietnamese and Lao
embassies in the Republic of Korea (RoK) organised a get-together in Seoul on
July 15 to celebrate the two countries’ 55th diplomatic relations anniversary
(September 5, 1962-2017) and 40 years of signing their Friendship and
Cooperation Treaty (July 18, 1977-2017).
Speaking at the event, the Vietnamese and Lao
ambassadors reviewed the development of Vietnam-Laos ties in five and a half decades.
They stressed that the relationship had been
nurtured by generations of their leaders through different wartime periods when
the two countries stood side by side to fight common enemies till final
Both sides agreed on the importance of the
friendship in the current time for the development of each nation as well as
for peace and security in the region and in the world.
It is necessary to educate the younger
generations on the special partnership, they said, noting that there will be
more joint projects between the two embassies in the future.
As part of the gathering, a friendly sport
exchange and a concert took place.-VNA