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Vietnamese, Russian supreme courts strengthen ties

Hanoi, February 29 (VNA) – Vietnamese and Russian supreme courts agreed to strengthen bilateral ties as a result of talks between their leaders in Hanoi on February 29.

Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam Truong Hoa Binh and President of the Supreme Court of Russia Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Lebedev vowed all possible support for local-level courts of Vietnam and Russia to establish twinning ties, firstly between the courts of Hanoi and Moscow.

In the foreseeable future, the Russian National University of Justice will assist the Vietnam Justice Academy in enrollment, tertiary and post-tertiary syllabi building and intensive training.

It will also offer annual courses on commerce and intellectual property to Vietnamese judges.

On the occasion, Lebedev presented the Medal of the Supreme Court of Russia, first class, to Chief Judge Binh in honour of his contributions to ties between the two courts.

Chief Judge Binh, for his part, vowed to do his best to further deepen ties between the two sides.

Lebedev is on Vietnam visit from February 29 – March 3 at the invitation of the Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam.