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Chile hopes to sign FTA with Vietnam soon

VNA | Sunday, May 17, 2009

Chile hopes to sign FTA with Vietnam soon

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said Friday she hoped Vietnam and Chile will soon sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as the two countries have come into concurrence on many important issues during FTA negotiations.

Meeting Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan in Santiago, the Chilean President expressed her pleasure at the development of the two countries’ relations in all aspects.

She also showed interest in studying the Vietnamese government’s response to the on-going global economic crisis.

Doan, who is attending the 19th Global Summit of Women in Chile’s capital, confirmed Vietnam’s determination to enhance relations and multifaceted cooperation with the Latin American country.

The same day, Vice President Doan attended the Vietnam-Chile business forum.

 source: Thanh Nien News