[enviro-vlc] Vietnam, Hungary co-operate on climate change
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Fri May 16 23:31:41 EST 2008
Updated, 05/16/2008, 17:30 GMT
Vietnam, Hungary co-operate on climate change
On the fringe of the ongoing visit, the President of the Republic of Hungary Mr
Laszlo Solyom attended a round-table conference on climate change in Hanoi on
Speaking at the conference, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai
said that Vietnam has signed and adopted the United Nations Framework Convention
on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol.
Moreover, Vietnam is developing a national programme to quickly respond to
climate change and is willing to co-operate with other countries worldwide, Mr
For his part, Mr Laszlo Solyom affirmed that climate change is a global issue
which is challenging many countries on hunger, poverty and social security and
that governments should join hands in coping with the phenomenon.
The Hungarian leader also praised Vietnamese Government for its achievements in
preventing the country from being severely affected by the issue and expressed
his hope that the two countries will share experiences in this field. Hungary
will assist Vietnam in training local climate change experts, the President said.
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