Earlier, US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris strongly committed to putting an end to the issue of Asian Americans discrimination after The Vietnamese Embassy in the US contacted with the authorities and parliaments of the US to ensure security and safety as well as the Vietnamese side expressed concern over discrimination and even violence suffered by Vietnamese citizens in the US and Vietnamese Americans related to the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic
On March 31, Vietnamese Ambassador Hà Kim Ngọc and ambassadors of other ASEAN countries to the US sent a letter to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and the NSC condemning discrimination targeting Asian Americans. They also asked local authorities to continue take a deeper look and measures to address the issue, including ensuring security and the right to access healthcare, education, employment and other social welfare services for them.
Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, the first Vietnamese American woman elected to Congress, sent a letter to require the American authorities to raise their voice to end racial discrimination against Vietnamese citizens and Vietnamese Americans in the US.
The NSC and the Department of State acknowledged ideas of the representative offices of Việt Nam and other ASEAN countries in Washington DC, pledging to maintain support to ensure interests of the Asian American community in the US.
The Vietnamese embassy has frequently maintained information channels and provided 24/7 support for people in need.