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Vietnam an important partner of Russia in Southeast Asia: Russian foreign minister

Vietnam an important partner of Russia in Southeast Asia: Russian foreign minister

Wednesday, July 06, 2022, 17:04 GMT+7
Vietnam an important partner of Russia in Southeast Asia: Russian foreign minister
Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov (L) shakes hands with Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son in Hanoi, July 6, 2022. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov affirmed that Vietnam is an important partner of Russia in Southeast Asia during a meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart Bui Thanh Son on Wednesday.

As part of his visit to Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday, Minister Lavrov laid a wreath in front of President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum before joining talks with Minister Son in Hanoi on Wednesday morning.

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov and Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son join talks in Hanoi, July 6, 2022. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov and Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son join talks in Hanoi, July 6, 2022. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre

The Russian official said he was happy to be back to Vietnam, adding that the Southeast Asian country is a key partner of Russia in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as in the context of new developments in Asia and Europe.

During their dialogue, the two foreign ministers expressed their belief that both countries will further deepen political trust and maintain a long-term interest in the development of bilateral relations, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported.

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son (R) during his talks with Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov in Hanoi, July 6, 2022. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son (R) during his talks with Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov in Hanoi, July 6, 2022. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre

As the international situation is developing in the spirit of peace and friendship, Vietnam and Russia should unite efforts to uphold international law, respect the principle of sovereign equality of states, and non-interference in the internal affairs of each country, RIA Novosti quoted Minister Lavrov as saying.

Minister Son affirmed that Vietnam always gives priority to developing relations with Russia, underlining that Moscow is Hanoi's important comprehensive strategic partner.

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov during his talks with Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son in Hanoi, July 6, 2022. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov during his talks with Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son in Hanoi, July 6, 2022. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre

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