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Why improving Vietnam–UK relations matters for the Indo-Pacific (Bill Hayton, The Strategist)

Vietnam’s prime minister, Pham Minh Chinh, made a very successful trip to the United Kingdom in early November, putting the rapidly improving relations between the two countries into the spotlight. The visit to the COP26 climate summit took place a year after Britain and Vietnam ‘refreshed’ their 10-year-old strategic partnership with a new set of bilateral commitments. Chinh was accompanied by a large delegation, and many side meetings were held with British officials and organisations. Clearly, there is interest in further developing the bilateral relationship.

Why improving Vietnam–UK relations matters for the Indo-Pacific | The Strategist (aspistrategist.org.au)