At the congress (Source: VOV)
Paris (VNA) – Vietnam participated in the 18th World Congress of Russian Press held in Paris, France, on October 19-21.

The event drew representatives from more than 500 press agencies having Russian products from 63 countries to expand the global influence of the Russian language.

Participants also aimed to increase cooperation between Russian media outlets and Russian speaking communities abroad.

Vietnam is home to three press agencies with Russian language output, namely Vietnam News Agency, Voice of Vietnam, and Vietnam Television.

Founded in 1999, the World Association of Russian Press is an open international non-governmental organisation for printed and electronic media, agencies, publishers, editors, TV and radio programmes and other manufacturers and distributors of media in Russian.-VNA