Vietnam and France set diplomatic relations on April 12, 1973. During 48 years the two countries have recorded impressive achievements on bilateral relations.
During his official friendship visit to Vietnam from February 9 to 11, 1993, French President Francois Mitterrand visited the Dien Bien Phu Victory Monument, Dien Bien Province. Photo: Dinh Quang Thanh / VNA
General Secretary Do Muoi received French President Jacques Chirac on his official visit to Vietnam and attended the Summit of the Francophone Community in Hanoi (November 12, 1997). Photo: Nguyen Khang / VNA
French Senate President Christian Poncelet met with President Tran Duc Luong during his official visit to France, on October 29, 2002. Photo: Nguyen Khang / VNA
French President Jacques Chirac visited and talked with French-language students at L’espace (Hanoi), during his official visit to Vietnam (October 7, 2004). Photo: Nhan Sang / VNA
President Jacques Chirac received General Secretary Nong Duc Manh on June 7, 2005, at Elysee Palace, Paris on his official visit to the French. Photo: Xuan Tuan / VNA
General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met Prime Minister Édouard Phillippe, on March 26, 2018, in Paris, during his official visit to the French Republic from March 25 to 27, 2018. Photo: Tri Dung / VNA
Authorized by the Prime Minister, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung handed over medical supplies to French Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolas Warnery, to help France fight the COVID-19 pandemic, during a ceremony on April 7, 2020. Photo: Lam Khanh / VNA
Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Chu Ngoc Anh received French Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolas Warnery on April 1, 2021 Photo: Lam Khanh / VNA
Nguyen Thuy Anh, member of the National Assembly Standing Committee and Chairwoman of the NA’s Committee of Social Affairs, was presented the French State’s National Order of the Legion of Honour, Class Knight, at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 22.
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