Politburo member and Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission for Inspection Ngo Van Du attended the 15th congress of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) that opened in Moscow on Feb. 23.

Addressing the event, the Vietnamese Party official emphasised the significance of the event, saying he believes that the congress will contribute to consolidating and raising the KPRF’s position in Russia ’s socio-political life, helping to build a prosperous and happy life for all the Russian people.

The Vietnamese people always bear in mind Russia ’s support and assistance to its past struggles for national liberation and its current national construction and defence, Du said.

He affirmed that the relations between the two nations and parties have seen constant development in various fields for mutual benefits.

He wished the KPRF a success with an increasing position in Russia’s socio-political life.

The two-day event drew the participation of more than 1,000 delegates and guests from the country and almost 100 international delegations and four international organisations. -VNA