Vietnam, Russia agree to boost cooperation

Vietnam and Russia will speed up cooperation, especially in the fields of trade, education and training, and nuclear power, in an effort to continue inheriting and promoting existing friendly relations and fine cooperation tradition between the two peoples.

The agreement was reached by Vice Chairman of the Russian State Duma Melnikov Ivan Ivanovich and Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai at a reception in Hanoi on August 10.

Melnikov also spoke highly of cooperation between the two countries in many fields.

Deputy PM Hai expressed his delight at fine cooperation successes in the fields of science - technology, trade, energy and oil and gas between the two countries over the past time.

He added that Vietsovpetro oil and gas joint venture was an example of effective projects and a symbol of comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Russia.

During his stay from August 9-17, Melnikov and the delegation of Russian State Duma will pay working visits to the central cities of Da Nang and Hue, the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang and Ho Chi Minh City


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