Vietnam – Russia friendship exchange held in southern province
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|Speaking at the event, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Van Tuan said Vietnam – Russia ties have been growing over the past years with high political trust and regular visits at all levels. Source: tvo24h.vn|
|Amid complicated and uncertain developments in the region and the world, especially COVID-19, the two countries stood together to overcome challenges and win over the pandemic.|
|Ties between the province and Russia expanded in the fields of oil and gas, tourism, maritime and construction, with Vietsovpetro oil and gas joint venture becoming a symbol of successful cooperation between the two nations. Ba Ria – Vung Tau also exports major goods such as seafood, cashew nuts and apparel to Russia.|
|Exchange activities are regularly held by the provincial chapter of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations, the provincial Vietnam – Russia Friendship Association and Vietsovpetro’s Trade Union, contributing to deepening ties between the two peoples, especially for Russians living and working in the locality.|
|Russian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Popov Aleksei Vladimirovich stressed that together with State-level bilateral ties, relationship between Vietnamese and Russian localities have also been reinforced.|
|Participants at the event watched a documentary featuring the 70th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties and activities of the Vietnam – Russia Friendship Association, as well as enjoyed music performances and traditional cuisines of the two nations.|
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