Both parties looking toward having a nunciature in the country.
The 9th meeting of the joint working group between Vietnam and the Holy See was held in Hanoi on April 21-22, 2022, the Vatican press office said in a statement released April 22. This is another step in the regular dialogue established between Rome and Vietnam, despite the absence of official diplomatic relations.
The Vatican delegation was led by Archbishop Mirosław Wachowski, undersecretary for relations with states. Vietnam’s was led by Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc.