A delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) met with leaders of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) and the ruling United Russia Party (ER) within the framework of its Russian visit on September 17-18.

The delegation was led by Dinh The Huynh, Politburo Member, Secretary of the CPV’s Central Committee and Head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Popularisation and Education.

At a meeting with Gennady Zyuganov, Chairman of the KPRF Central Committee, the two sides exchanged information on situations of each country and each party, as well as the two countries’ cooperation.

Zyuganov expressed his hopes that the traditional friendship between the two parties and peoples will be further consolidated and developed in the time to come.

At a meeting with Dmitry Travkin, Permanent Secretary of the ER Central Committee, the two sides reviewed each country’s socio-economic development and shared opinions on major socio-political events in Southeast Asia , the Asia-Pacific and the world.

The two sides highly valued information exchanges to contribute to strengthening mutual understanding and tightening the cooperation between the two ruling parties, adding that the two parties should make more efforts to further intensify the two countries’ traditional friendship, comprehensive strategic partnership, helping consolidate peace, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

Travkin stressed that the two parties need to expand their cooperation and direct exchanges, firstly between all-level leaders and young party members.

The Vietnamese delegation head affirmed the country’s Party, State and people always attach importance to developing the relations with Russia, which holds a very important role and position in international relation.

He expressed hopes that the two ruling parties’ relations will contribute to strongly promoting the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

Earlier, the delegation visited “The Truth” (Pravda) newspaper of the KPRF and the Vietnamese Embassy and met with Vietnamese correspondents in Russia.-VNA