At the meeting, the city Party chief affirmed that the Vietnamese people always treasure the special friendship between Vietnam and Russia. The city Party Chief thanked Russia for valuable assistances of the former Soviet people as well as the Russian people in the national defense, building and development of Vietnam.
Currently, the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russian Federation has fruitfully developed in multifaceted sectors.
Ho Chi Minh City signed a memorandum of cooperation about mutual friendship development with many localities of the partner, especially cooperation with the city of Saint Petersburg.
On the same day, the conference under title “International Cooperation in the Troubled World was opened in Ho Chi Minh City under co-organization of Strategic Research Institute under Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and Russian Valdai International Discussion Club.
The conference celebrates the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam - Russian Federation diplomatic relations (1950-2020), within the framework of Vietnam Year in Russia as well as Russia Year in Vietnam.