Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh Minh (R) welcomes South Africa's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, South Africa look to foster wide-ranging ties

Vietnam always attaches great importance to developing the traditional friendship with South Africa, the only African country that it has set up the partnership for cooperation and development with, stated Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh Minh during his talks with South Africa's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in Hanoi on September 7.