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Ho Chi Minh City (VNA) – A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 6 to mark the 98th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution (November 11, 1917- 2015).

Addressing the function, Nguyen Huu Thanh, Chairman of the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association’s Ho Chi Minh City chapter, said the October Revolution had a very special significance and a great influence on Vietnam’s revolution, laying a foundation for the precious traditional friendship between the two nations.

He affirmed that together with the people nationwide, the Ho Chi Minh City people will do their best to preserving and developing the fine bilateral relationship.
Alexey Popov, Russian Consul General to HCM City, said Russia’s development achievements cannot overlook the support and assistance of fraternal nations, including Vietnam.

He expressed his belief that the Vietnam-Russia relationship will thrive in the future and the two countries will continue to cooperate and support each other in many fields.-VNA