An art performance at the event (Source: qdnd.vn)
Hanoi (VNA) – Enhancing relations with countries in Asia-Pacific, including Vietnam, is one of priorities of Russia’s foreign policy, Russian Ambassador Konstantin Vnukov said.

Speaking at a banquet hosted by the Russian Embassy in Hanoi on June 13 to mark Russia’s Independence Day (June 12), the diplomat described Vietnam as the most time-honoured and trustworthy partner of Russia.

Vietnam and Russia are maintaining regular political dialogues at different levels, he said, noting that President Tran Dai Quang will visit Russia in the coming time and President Vladimir Putin will attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in November, 2017, in Da Nang city.

In his remarks, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh expressed his hope that the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia will further advance in the time ahead.-VNA