Rivlin meets with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with his Vietnamese counterpart at the presidential palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, as part of his official state visit in the Asian country. During his visit, which will end on Saturday, Rivlin will seek to strengthen Israel’s relations with Vietnam.
Reuven Rivlin and Tran Dai Quang Photo Credit: EPA

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin landed in Vietnam on Saturday for an official visit. He was welcomed by his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang at the presidential palace in Hanoi. “[It’s] very good to be in Vietnam,” Rivlin said as he got off the plane along with his wife Nechama.

Rivlin will be in Vietnam until Saturday, seeking to strengthen Israel’s relations with the Asian country. Rivlin wrote on his Facebook page that he received a warm welcome when he landed in the country. “Over the next few days, I will meet with the heads of the state and along with the Israeli economic-security delegation, we will meet with the heads of the domestic economy in order to advance the cooperation between the countries,” he added.

“We consider Vietnam a leading country in the Asian sphere,” Rivlin said in a recorded message he posted on his Facebook page before leaving Israel. “Economic and security cooperation between us will advance the wealth and growth of both the countries and contribute to the stability of both of the regions.”

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