Chinese President Xi Jinping (L), also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, talks with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong at the former residence of late Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, Vietnam, Nov. 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)
BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China and Vietnam have illustrated their profound "comradely and brotherly" friendship with concrete actions in the joint fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and fully demonstrated the unique advantages of Communist parties' leadership and the socialist system.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks in a phone conversation with Nguyen Phu Trong, president of Vietnam and general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee.
Representatives of China and Vietnam pose for a group photo with COVID-19 prevention and control materials at a border crossing between China and Vietnam, on May 12, 2020. (Chinese Embassy to Vietnam/Handout via Xinhua)
Xi noted that in the battle against the coronavirus disease, the two parties and two countries have been supporting each other in tackling the current difficulties, and have made major achievements in COVID-19 control and prevention. ■