National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu said that he hoped that the Vietnamese and Russian parliaments will work together more closely to enable their respective governments to build a legal foundation for bilateral cooperation.

At a reception for the Chairman of the Committee on Science and High Technology of Russia’s State Duma, Chereshnhev Valeriy Alexandrovich, in Hanoi on April 3, Luu expressed wishes that the two law-making bodies hold regular consultations on drawing up legislation

He believes that the delegation’s visit will be successful and will open up new opportunities for closer cooperation between the Vietnamese NA and the State Duma.

Vietnam and Russia’s traditional friendship, strategic partnership and comprehensive ties have been constantly developing, he said.

In reply Alexandrovich confirmed that Russia highly regards its strategic partnership with Vietnam and will help Vietnam in science, technology and legal fields.-VNA