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Vietnam suggests EC remove “yellow card” on seafood exports soon January 08,2019   |  Source: SGGP News

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Vice President of the European Parliament (EP) Heidi Hautala at the Governmental Office on January 7.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed that the European Union (EU) is leading partner of Vietnam, and the Vietnam and EU had blossoming relationship. Both sides often maintain high- level meetings in order to create understanding and build mutual confidence for the effective relationship development.

Economic cooperation between the two sides harvested great achievements during the past time and the EU currently is the fourth largest trading partner, the second largest export market and a major investor of Vietnam, he said.

Therefore, Vietnam always considers cooperation between the National Assembly of Vietnam and the European Parliament as an important factor for the EU-Vietnam comprehensive cooperation ties, he added.

With the advantages, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hoped that the EP would support hastening the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) signing, and would soon realize the EVFTA which would contribute to speeding the EU- Vietnam economic cooperation ties.

The Prime Minister also said that since the European Commission (EC) imposed the "yellow card" on Vietnam's seafood exploitation, Vietnam dramatically has


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