European Union External Action

EU-Vietnam - Framework Participation Agreement

Brussels, 17/10/2019 - 08:41, UNIQUE ID: 191017_7

On 17 October 2019, the European Union and Vietnam signed a Framework Participation Agreement that will facilitate Vietnam’s participation in and contribution to the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) missions and operations. This Agreement is the 19th of its kind and the 4th that the EU has concluded in the Asia Pacific region, after New Zealand, Australia, and the Republic of Korea. The Framework Participation Agreement confirms the EU’s and Vietnam’s shared commitment to contribute to peace and security in their neighbourhoods and the wider world, as well as to safeguarding the rules-based, multilateral order.

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