Vietnam, Russia bolster cooperation in all fields

Thursday, 2021-12-02 17:10:46
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President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – As part of his official visit to Russia, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is also Chairman of Vietnam’s National Defence and Security Council, met with Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia and Chairman of the ruling United Russia party, on December 1 afternoon (local time).

Welcoming President Phuc’s visit, Medvedev said that the visit will open up a new stage of the stronger and more comprehensive and effective development of the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership. He affirmed the Security Council of Russia will continue backing and promoting bilateral cooperation in all fields.

The two sides expressed their satisfaction at a high level of trust in the bilateral political relationship, which is a basis for strengthening cooperation and achieving positive results in strategic fields such as defence, security, energy and oil and gas.

They agreed to further promote the bilateral cooperation in all fields, including cooperation between Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Public Security and the Security Council of Russia, thus contributing to firmly ensuring independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of each country, and for peace, cooperation and development in the region and in the world.

The two leaders appreciated the close and reliable cooperation between the Communist Party of Vietnam and United Russia, with regular delegation exchanges and meetings maintained within both bilateral and multilateral frameworks.

They affirmed that collaboration between the two parties plays an important role in the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia, and welcomed the signing of the two parties’ cooperation plan for 2022-2024 within the framework of this official visit by the Vietnamese President.