Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. — VNA/VNS Photo Quang VInh
HÀ NỘI — The visit of the foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in Việt Nam, which was to begin Monday, has been postponed, according to Việt Nam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The visit was postponed for unexpected reasons, the ministry said, adding that the specific time of the visit will be provided later.
Việt Nam and Russia established diplomatic ties on January 30, 1950.
Two-way trade reached nearly US$4 billion in the first ten months of 2017, up 36 percent year-on-year.
The two countries are working together to raise the figure to US$10 billion by 2020.— VNS