Russian and international press highlights President Putin's visit to Vietnam

Friday, 21/06/2024 23:38
The state visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Vietnam has garnered significant attention from both Russian and international media in recent days.
 Vietnamese President To Lam (R) receives Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: VNA)

Russian media outlets have unanimously reported on the event, emphasizing that this was President Vladimir Putin's fifth visit to Vietnam. TASS news agency created a special focus on the visit, providing updates and publishing an overview of Russia-Vietnam relations, highlighting key milestones in their bilateral history and priority areas of cooperation between the two countries.

The official website of the Kremlin ( confirmed that President Putin arrived in Hanoi, commencing his state visit to Vietnam. The visit, which lasted two days, took place at the invitation of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

Regarding this significant event, RIA Novosti quoted Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Dang Minh Khoi, stating that the visit offers both sides the opportunity to sign and implement new cooperation agreements, creating momentum for the development of bilateral relations. These agreements not only bring economic benefits but also strengthen political and strategic ties between the two nations.

Amid the complex international situation, close cooperation between Vietnam and Russia is becoming more important than ever. Long-term goals and specific action plans will be identified to ensure the sustainable and effective development of bilateral relations in the future.

"President Putin's visit to Vietnam is also a strong signal of mutual respect between the two countries. It is a clear demonstration of friendship and solidarity, contributing to the enhancement of both countries' positions on the international arena for the common benefit of their peoples and for peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region and worldwide," Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi expressed his idea.

Meanwhile, Singapore's CNA wrote that Vietnam continues to maintain a deep relationship with Russia, based on its historical ties with the Soviet Union, highlighting the significant support from the Soviet Union and Russia in Vietnam's history of national struggle and building.

The article quoted Nguyen Dang Phat, Vice President of the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association, saying that support from the Soviet Union contributed significantly and crucially to Vietnam's resistance efforts to unify the country.

Bloomberg published an article reviewing President Putin's previous visits to Vietnam and the close relationship between Vietnam and Russia since the Soviet era. The article assessed that the relationship between Vietnam and Russia remains strong, with many large Russian companies participating in Vietnam's energy sector. The Vietnam-Russia joint venture Vietsovpetro has been extracting oil from one of Southeast Asia's largest oil fields for the past four decades./.

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