President Truong Tan Sang laid a wreath at a monument dedicated to the late President Ho Chi Minh in Moscow, Russia on May 8 during his stay in Russia from May 7-10 to attend celebrations of the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism.

He was accompanied by Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Son, Russian war veterans who assisted Vietnamese during the anti-America war, and representatives of Vietnamese community in Russia.

On the occasion, the State leader, his spouse and Vice President of the Russia – Vietnam Friendship Maj. Gen Anatoly Pozdeyev planted a pine tree behind the monument./.