Vietnamese, Russian youths bolster connectivity hinh anh 1Vietnamese delegation poses for a group photo with representatives of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Photo: VNA)
Moscow (VNA) – First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee Le Quoc Phong held talks with head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Aleksander Bugaev in Moscow on September 24.

Phong, who is also Chairman of the National Committee on Youth of Vietnam, is leading a delegation of Vietnamese youths to the 2019 Russia-Vietnam Youth Forum to welcome the Vietnam Year in Russia and the Russia Year in Vietnam.

At the talks, the two sides examined issues in youth cooperation between the two countries and their interactive mechanisms.

Phong affirmed that the visit of the Vietnamese delegation this time will greatly contribute to youth cooperation in particular and the bilateral relations in general.

The sides will exchange experience and identify main fields of cooperation during the Russia-Vietnam Youth Forum, he noted.

The same day, the Vietnamese delegation paid a visit to the Embassy of Vietnam in Russia. At the meeting, Phong spoke highly of the support of the Embassy for Vietnamese students in Russia.

On September 25, the delegation met with Alexander Varfolomeev, deputy head of the policy committee of the Federation Council of Russia.

The Russian official noted that the Russia-Vietnam parliamentary ties have been fostered in more than 60 years and cooperation in this sphere is thriving, thereby consolidating the bilateral political, trade and economic ties.

He also reiterated that it is necessary to organise regular meetings between young parliamentarians of the countries./.