Russia, Vietnam boost parliament cooperation

Source: Pano feed

(VOV) – Russia supports Vietnam’s organising the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-132) and will send a senior delegation to the event.

Vice Chairman of the Federation Council of Russia Ilias Umakhalov made the confirmation at a reception for Vietnam Ambassador to Russia Nguyen Thanh Son on March 10.

He asserted that the fine development of the two countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership is partly attributed to close cooperation between the two parliaments.

The Federation Council is fully prepared to attend the IPU-132 in Vietnam and receive a Vietnamese parliamentary delegation to Russia this year, he revealed.


For his part, Ambassador Son reported that preparation for the IPU-132 is finalised and Vietnam is ready to host the world’s biggest parliamentary diplomatic event.

He also briefed on exchange visits of the two countries’ leaders in coming time, including Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Vietnam in April and State President Truong Tan Sang’s visit to Russia on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Son highlighted recent progress in bilateral ties and introduced Vietnam’s dynamic development as well as potential and strength of the Vietnamese community in Russia.

He urged the Federation Council to create further opportunities for the Vietnamese community to develop their legal and stable business in Russia and support the development of the Hanoi-Moscow multifunctional complex (Incentra), making it a symbol of fine cooperation between the two countries.

Đăng ký: VietNam News