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VN, Russia vow to facilitate trade exchange amid COVID-19 pandemic

VGP – Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Russian counterpart Mikhail Mishustin have agreed to continue facilitating trade in goods between the two countries amid complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/21/2020 08:18

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Photo: VGP

The agreement was reached during the pair’s phone talks on Tuesday.

They also discussed on measures to accelerate joint energy projects and create favorable conditions for the two countries’ businesses to expand cooperation in such fields like energy, oil and gas, and auto assembly among others.

The two leaders pledged to maintain regular contacts at all levels as well as activities within the framework of the Viet Nam Year in Russia and the Russia Year in Viet Nam for 2019-2020 after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

PM Phuc extended congratulations to the Russian leaders and people on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Victory Day over Fascism  (May 9) and invited PM Mishustin to pay an official visit to Viet Nam.

PM Mishustin spoke highly of Viet Nam’s outcomes in the COVID-19 fight and thanked Viet Nam for offering 150,000 face masks to help his country deal with the COVID-19 outbreaks./.

By Ngoc Van