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Friday, May 21, 2021 - 15:01
Signing of the “COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act”

On May 20, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law S. 937, the “COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act,” which requires the Justice Department to facilitate expedited review of hate crimes and authorizes grants to State, local, and tribal governments to prevent, address, or respond to hate crimes. 

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 10:07
White House Meeting with Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Leaders

On May 20, 2021, White House officials hosted Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NH/PI) leaders to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic commitment to combat anti-Asian racism, xenophobia, hate and violence.

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 17:40
US President Joe Biden congratulates Party General Secretary, President Nguyen Phu Trong

US President Joe Biden has extended his congratulations to Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong over his re-election as General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam in the 13th tenure.

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 17:04
Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh holds phone talks with US State Secretary Antony Blinken

On February 5, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh expressed his readiness to cooperate closely with Blinken to further promote the Vietnam - US comprehensive partnership for the sake of the two peoples, thereby contributing to peace, security, development, and prosperity in the Asia - Pacific region and the world as a whole.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 16:47
Congratulations to newly-appointed US Secretary of State

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 27 sent a congratulatory message to newly-appointed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. In the message, Minh spoke highly of Blinken’s contributions to the promotion of the Vietnam-US relationship over the years.

Embassy Activities

Important notice on the Embassy’s schedule

In observance of Memorial Day, the Consular Division will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021 and will open on Tuesday, June 01, 2021.

Hotline 24/7: (202) 716-8666; (202) 615-4141 or (202) 999-6938.

Vietnamese expats in US celebrate Tet in virtual gathering

The Embassy of Vietnam in the US hosted a virtual gathering on February 5 for the first time to celebrate the Tet (Lunar New Year) with Vietnamese people and international friends living in the US.

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.