Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association marks 68th year

A gathering was held in Hanoi on Wednesday to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the Vietnam�Russia Friendship Association, May 23, and to recall the history of the Vietnam�Russia friendship.

The event was hosted by the Vietnam�Russia Friendship Parliamentarians' Group and the Central Vietnam�Russia Friendship Association.

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Uong Chu Luu congratulated Russia on the reelection of President Vladimir Putin. He said he looks forward to more joint activities by the Vietnam�Russia Friendship Parliamentarians' Group and the Vietnam�Russia Friendship Association to promote bilateral relations.

Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vkunov lauded the growth of Vietnam�Russia relations, saying he expects ties to be strengthened through exchanges of high-level visits and friendship activities between the two sides.

Source: VOV5