President Xi Jinping attends a grand welcome ceremony hosted by general secretary Nguyen Phu Trong ahead of their talks in Hanoi, Vietnam, Nov 12. (Photo: Xinhua)
Vietnam reaffirms its firm adherence to the one-China policy in a joint statement issued by China and Vietnam on Monday.
In the statement, the Vietnamese side voices support for the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations and the great cause of China's peaceful reunification, saying it will resolutely oppose any separatist attempts for "Taiwan independence."
Vietnam does not have any official relations with Taiwan and China appreciates this, according to the statement.