Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his spouse will pay an official visit to Vietnam on June 9-10.

The visit will be made at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Vietnam and Italy officially established diplomatic relations on March 23, 1973.

The two countries set up strategic partnership during the State visit to Italy by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong from January 20-22, 2013.

In 2013, two-way trade between the two countries reached 3.4 billion USD.-VNA