Russian Foreign Minister visits Viet Nam this week
VGP - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Viet Nam from July 5-6 at the invitation of Vietnamese counterpart Bui Thanh Son.
The visit is made on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Viet Nam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership.
Viet Nam and Russia established diplomatic ties in 1950. The two nations upgraded their relations into strategic partnership in 2001 and comprehensive strategic partnership in 2012.
Both countries adopted the Joint Statement on 2030 Vision for Development of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the Russian Federation and Viet Nam on occasion of Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc's official visit to Russia from November 29-December 2, 2021.
The bilateral trade value hit US$4.85 billion and US$7.1 billion in 2020 and 2021, up 9 percent and 25 percent, respectively.
Russian investors have poured more than US$950 million in 151 projects in Viet Nam./.