Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov will pay an official visit to Vietnam from March 19-20.

The visit will be made at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.

Vietnam and Russia established diplomatic ties on January 30, 1950.

Two-way trade reached nearly 4 billion USD in the first ten months of 2017, up 36 percent year-on-year.

The two countries are working together to raise the figure to 10 billion USD by 2020.-VNA