29/04/2015 09:17 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Communist Party of Vietnam steps up ties with Russian political parties

Hanoi, April 28 (VNA) – A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam has attended an international workshop in Moscow at the invitation of the A Just Russia Party.

The event on April 26-27 drew numerous politicians and social activists and researchers from 35 countries worldwide, discussing urgent global issues, such as climate change, energy security, regional conflict, immigration and the fight against terrorism.

On the sidelines of the workshop, the Vietnamese delegation led by Nguyen Tuan Phong, deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, had a meeting with Sergei Mironov, Chairman of the A Just Russia Party and head of the party’s group in State Duma (Lower House).

Mironov affirmed that the A Just Russia Party backs the comprehensive strategic partnership between Russia and Vietnam and treasures ties with the Vietnamese Communist Party, hoping that bilateral relations can be elevated to a new height.

He spoke highly of the Vietnamese struggle for independence as well the as achievements made by the Vietnamese people in the four decades since.

For his part, Phong congratulated the Russian people on the 70th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War, and hailed the success of the international workshop organised by the A Just Russia Party./.
By VNA/VNP