Vietnam boosts external relations with Russia

Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly's External Relations Committee Nguyen Manh Tien led a delegation to visit Russia from over the past 4 days to enhance bilateral cooperation.

During a working session with Deputy Chairman of Russia's State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs Anatoly Karpov in Moscow on Tuesday, the two sides praised the growing friendship and cooperation in various fields, especially in economics, trade, and investment. They agreed to hold more regular delegation exchanges at all levels to increase mutual understanding and create a firm foundation to propel the two nations' relations forward. Mr Tien proposed that Russia make it easier for Vietnamese citizens to obtain tourist visas and support overseas Vietnamese in Russia.

The same day, Tien had a working session with Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council's Foreign Affairs Committee in Charge of Culture and Education Aleksandr Volkov.

Earlier, the Vietnamese delegation met with the Vietnamese Embassy's staff and business community in Russia.

Source: VOV5