Communist Party delegation visits Russian counterparts

Update: September, 19/2012 - 09:28

HA NOI (VNS)— A delegation from the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) visited their Russian counterparts earlier this week to discuss a variety of topics including national development and socio-political events in Southeast Asia.

The delegation - led by Dinh The Huynh, Politburo Member, Secretary of the CPV's Central Committee and Head of the CPVCC's Commission for Popularisation and Education - met with leaders of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) and the ruling United Russia Party (ER) during the two day visit.

At a meeting with Gennady Zyuganov, Chairman of the KPRF Central Committee, the two sides exchanged information on situations of each country and each party, as well as bilateral cooperation.

Zyuganov expressed his hopes that the traditional friendship between the two parties and peoples will be further consolidated and developed in future.

At a meeting with Dmitry Travkin, Permanent Secretary of the ER Central Committee, the two sides reviewed each country's socio-economic development and shared opinions on major socio-political events in Southeast Asia , the Asia-Pacific and the world.

Both sides praised information exchanges strengthening mutual understanding and tightening the cooperation between the two ruling parties, adding that the two parties should make more efforts to further intensify their traditional friendship.

Travkin stressed that the two parties need to expand their cooperation and direct exchanges between all-level leaders and young party members.

The Vietnamese delegation head affirmed the country's Party, State and people always attach importance to developing the relations with Russia , which holds a significant role in international relations.

He expressed hopes that the two ruling parties' relations will contribute to strongly promoting the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

Earlier, the delegation visited "The Truth" (Pravda) newspaper of the KPRF and met with Vietnamese correspondents in Russia. — VNS