Hoàng Bình Quân, head of the Communist Party of Vietnam meets Leonid Kalashnikov, member of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation’s Presidium, Secretary of its Central Committee, head of the Committee on Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, and President of the State of Duma’s Friendship. — VNA/VNS Phương Hoa
HÀ NỘI – The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) treasures and wants to expand its relationship with the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV), stated a Russian official.
Leonid Kalashnikov, member of the KRPF’s Presidium, Secretary of its Central Committee, head of the Committee on Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, and President of the State of Duma’s Friendship Parliamentarian Group with Vietnam, made the statement to his host Hoàng Bình Quân, head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, during his reception in Hà Nội yesterday.
At the meeting, the two sides discussed their parties’ current affairs. They agreed that plans for future co-operation between the two parties will revolve around the Vietnam Year in Russia and the Russia Year in Việt Nam to mark the 25th anniversary of the signing of the treaty on the fundamental principles of the Việt Nam-Russia friendship and the 70th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic ties in 2020.
Kalashinikov said the KPRF wants to work with the CPV to support Vietnamese and Russian businesses and localities in projects in investment, finance, banking and tourism.
Quân affirmed the Vietnamese Party and State have prioritised boosting the nation’s friendship and strategic comprehensive partnership with Russia and values its close relations with the KPRF.
He praised the KPRF’s ideas on co-operation in contribution to the growth of Việt Nam-Russia ties in economy, trade and investment.— VNS