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Friday, April 24, 2020 - 12:11
FireEye's groundless statement on Viet Nam assisted the APT32 hacker group

Viet Nam strictly bans all cyber-attacks against organizations and individuals in any form. Cyber-attacks and security threats are to be strictly condemned and punished in accordance with the laws.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 21:51
Joint Statement of the Special ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Summit on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea, held the Special ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Summit on Coronavirus Disease 2019  (COVID-19) via videoconference on 14 April 2020. The Summit was chaired by H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Viet Nam, in his capacity as the Chair of ASEAN. 

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 12:20
ASEAN’s cooperation to combat COVID-19: Strength in unity

The following is Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh's article titled " ASEAN’s cooperation to combat COVID-19: Strength in unity", released ahead of the Special ASEAN Summit and Special ASEAN+3 Summit on COVID-19.

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 15:49
March 21 Announcement on measures to control and halt the spread of COVID-19 pandemic

Starting from 0:00 a.m Sunday March 22, 2020, Viet Nam temporarily suspends entry for all foreign nationals, except for those traveling to Viet Nam for diplomatic, official and particular purposes (participants in crucial international events; foreign experts, business managers, high-skilled workers ...).

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 18:30
March 19 Update on Viet Nam’s entry requirements to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic

From 12:00 p.m March 21, 2020, Viet Nam shall temporarily suspend the validity of all Visa Exemption Certificates issued for Vietnamese residing overseas and their spouses and children.

Embassy Activities

Important notice on the Embassy’s schedule

From May 31, 2020, The Embassy's Chancery at Suite 400, 1233 20th St NW, Washington D.C. 20036 will open from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Tuesday and Thursday. All activities on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday would be conducted under the telework policy. All consular services will be provided at the Consular Division of the Embassy. Hours of operation: from 9:00 am to 12.00 pm & from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc had phone call with congressman Ami Bera

On May 21, 2020, in Washington DC, the Viet Nam Ambassador to the United States Ha Kim Ngoc had a telephone conversation with Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation to discuss Viet Nam-U.S. Comprehensive Partnership and bilateral cooperation in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN-US cooperation in trade, finance

In a recent working session in Washington between ASEAN countries’ ambassadors to the US with representatives of the US Trade and Development Agency and the Export - Import Bank of the US, Vietnamese Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc highly valued the ASEAN - US strategic partnership, adding that Vietnam attaches great importance to its comprehensive partnership with the US.