|Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong (R) receives Chairman of the United Russia Party (URP) and Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia Dmitry Medvedev in Hanoi on May 22, 2023. (photo: VNA)
Medvedev said leaders of Russia, including the URP, pay attention to developing ties with Vietnam as one of the top priorities, adding that Vietnam is an important partner of Russia in the region.
President Thuong told his guest that Vietnam consistently follows the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, diversification and multilateralisation and values the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership. He expressed his wish to further developing the Vietnam-Russsia comprehensive strategic partnership for the benefit of both countries and prosperity of both peoples.
|Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong (R) and Chairman of the United Russia Party (URP) and Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia Dmitry Medvedev pledge to enhance the Vietnam-Russsia comprehensive strategic partnership. (photo: VNA)
Both leaders vowed to continue facilitating people-to-people exchange, and uphold the role of friendship associations between the two countries to enhance understanding. President Thuong suggested leaders of Russia and the URP continue creating favourable conditions for the Vietnamese community in Russia to settle down their lives.