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Moscow (VNA) –The Russian Federation Space Agency (Roscosmos) and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) have signed an MoU on expanding cooperation in outer space, Roscommos’ press service announced on June 27.

Under the MoU, the two sides will work together in prioritised areas of mutual interest, including earth and outer space exploration, satellite positioning and satellite launch services, and research on physics-astronomy and other planets.

In order to implement joint national-level projects, Roscosmos and VAST will set up a joint group on outer space cooperation.

In 2014, Russia’s State Duma approved an agreement on cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes between Russia and Vietnam.

The document defined necessary principles and conditions to develop bilateral cooperation in outer space exploration.-VNA