Russia’s Independence Day observed in Hanoi

Wednesday, 2017-06-14 05:16:12
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An art performance by Russian artists at the banquet.
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NDO/VNA – Enhancing relations with countries in the Asia-Pacific, including Vietnam, is one of the priorities of Russia’s foreign policy, Russian Ambassador Konstantin Vnukov said.

Speaking at a banquet hosted by the Russian Embassy in Hanoi on June 13 to mark Russia’s Independence Day (June 12), the diplomat described Vietnam as one of the longest and most trustworthy partners of Russia.

Vietnam and Russia are maintaining regular political dialogues at different levels, he said, noting that President Tran Dai Quang will visit Russia in the coming time and President Vladimir Putin will attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in November, 2017, in Da Nang city.

In his remarks, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh expressed his hope that the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia will further advance in the time ahead.