Official welcome ceremony for PM Phuc in Moscow

Wednesday, 2019-05-22 09:32:31
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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc reviews the Guards of Honour at his welcome ceremony. (Photo: VGP)
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NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation arrived at Vnukovo 2 airport in Moscow in the evening of May 21 (local time), continuing important activities within the framework of the official visit to Russia at the invitation of host Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev.

A solemn official welcome ceremony was held at the airport for the Vietnamese guests with the presence of many high-ranking officials of the two countries.

PM Phuc and his spouse were welcomed at the airport by a Russian Deputy Foreign Minister. The Government leader was invited to review the Guards of Honour in the national anthems of the two countries by the military band.

During his stay in Moscow, the Vietnamese leader is scheduled to have talks and meetings with Russian leaders. He and Russian leaders will preside over a ceremony to launch the Vietnam – Russia Year.

PM Phuc is also to attend the Vietnam – Russia Business Forum, receive representatives of Russia’s major firms, and meet with representatives of the Russian veterans who took part in the war in Vietnam and the Russia – Vietnam Friendship Association.