Vietnam's frigate 016-Quang Trung with one hundred fifty Vietnamese officers, soldiers and sailors aboard anchored at Vladivostok port on July 25, beginning its courtesy talk over with to Russia.
A welcome ceremony for the ship's crew became hosted by means of Captain 1st rank Aleksandr Shvarts, commander of missile ships no. 36 of the Russian Navy's Pacific Fleet the identical day.
Shvarts expressed his pride on the consult with by way of the Vietnamese delegation on the occasion of the 323rd anniversary of the Russian Navy.
Colonel Nguyen Van Ngan, Deputy Chief of staff of Naval Zone 4 and head of the Vietnamese delegation, mentioned the visit goals to respond to activities within the Vietnam-Russia and Russia-Vietnam 12 months (2019-2020).
it's additionally expected to consolidate and raise the fruitful friendship and cooperation between armies and navies of both nations, as a consequence assisting to raise the average friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia, he stated.
throughout their stay in Russia, the Vietnamese officers and crewmembers are scheduled to pay a courtesy talk over with to the Pacific Fleet excessive Command and authorities of Vladivostok.
The Vietnamese vessel will additionally take part in a fleet assessment and other actions to celebrate the normal day of the Russian Navy.–VNA