Tran Dac Loi, Vice Chairman of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations speaks at the event (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) attended the 19th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties (IMCWP-19) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on November 2-3, with the theme focused on the Russian October Revolution.

The event also saw the participation of over 250 delegates representing 103 parties from 80 countries in the world.

Participants highlighted the significance of the October Revolution, which opened up a path towards socialism and affirmed huge socio-economic achievements of the Soviet Union as well as its role in defeating fascism, and national liberation movements, and struggles for peace, democracy, progress and social equality in the world in the 20th century.

The delegates looked into objective and subjective reasons resulting in the collapse of the Soviet Union, and lessons drawn for communist and workers movements around the world.

They also spoke highly of the achievements socialist nations, including Vietnam, have made, proving the vitality and preeminence of socialism in the 21st century.

The meeting called for solidarity and coordination among communist and workers’ parties in the struggle for peace and fight against wars and interference of imperialism, while protecting independence, national sovereignty. It also underlined the importance of the settlement of disputes by peaceful means in line with international law.

Tran Dac Loi, Vice Chairman of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, who led the Vietnamese delegation, participated actively in the event.

He highlighted the significance of the Russian October Revolution to Vietnam’s cause for national independence and socialism, and introduced the country’s achievements over the past 30 years of reform (Doi Moi).-VNA