The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee, Nguyen Phu Trong, hailed the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF)’s achievements in affirming its central role on the Russian political stage in recent years during a meeting with KPRF Chairman Gennady Ziuganov in Moscow on November 24.

The General Secretary congratulated KPRF on its election results in the local poll conducted in September. Furthermore, he expressed his gratitude for the Russian people and the Communist Party’s support for Vietnam during the processes of national defence and development.

On his part, Chairman Ziuganov spoke highly of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to Russia, adding that the great achievements Vietnam made in the past 30 years showed socialism’s strength, making significant contributions to the communist's and international workers’ movements.

He highlighted that the KPRF continuously endorsed the Russian Government’s policies to promote solidarity, cooperation and the comprehensive strategic partnership with Vietnam for the sake of the two nations.

At the meeting, the two sides discussed a number of measures to boost the parties’ cooperation in future.-VNA