Permanent member of Communist Party of Vietnam’s Secretariat Truong Tan Sang received President of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association V. Buyanov in Hanoi on Dec. 18.

Sang, who is also a Politburo member, spoke highly of the activities of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association (RVFA) in recent time, which have contributed to developing Vietnam-Russia traditional relations.

He said he hoped that RVFA will make more efforts to boost friendship activities with Vietnam , particularly among young people.

President V. Buyanov informed his host about RVFA’s activities that look towards the 60th anniversary of the Russia-Vietnam diplomatic ties.

He also affirmed to make more contributions to enhance cooperation between the RVFA and the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association, thus contributing to developing the traditional friendship and strategic partnership between the two countries./.