France will support Vietnam to develop clean energy

France will support Vietnam to develop clean energy - 

On September 6, 2016 on the occasion of the state visit to Vietnam, French President François Hollande met for a talk with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang. At the meeting, French President François Hollande expressed the wish to cooperate with Vietnam in renewable and nuclear energy development.

French President François Hollande at the Press Conference in Hanoi. Photo: Nguyen Khanh

President François Hollande said, Vietnam is a country of an impressive growth in Southeast Asia with over 300 companies coming from France.

"I hope through this visit to strengthen the presence of France in Vietnam and help businesses of both sides to penetrate each other's markets", French President said.

Speaking at a Press Conference after the talks, President Tran Dai Quang said, this visit of French President to Vietnam has conducted the relations of two countries to a new stage – stage of the substantive and effective development of our strategic partnership relations.

Both sides agree that, Vietnam and France need to forward a long-term cooperation vision, tighten political relation, economic partnership, specially pay attention to projects on infrastructure, energy, agriculture, aviation, healthcare, environment ...

Vietnam highly appreciates the role of France in anti- climate change activities. The two countries will strengthen to support each other in implementing commitments of COP 21 on environmental protection and anti-climate change.

On this occasion, the two sides also signed MOUs for cooperation on water resources management, climate change adaptation ...

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