this is the first Russia discuss with of State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc in his new put up. The visit, from November 29 to December 2, takes place within the context that the two international locations are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the institution of their strategic partnership (2001-2021).
The background indicates that the relationship between Vietnam and the Soviet Union during the past and the Russian Federation at present has at all times been warm, reputable, overcoming all the tests of time and americaand downs of the up to date era. The Soviet Union turned into probably the most first countries on earth to respect and formally establish diplomatic members of the family with Vietnam on January 30, 1950, laying a foundation for latest shut friendship and fruitful cooperation between the two nations.
The bilateral family members entered a new stage of development after the signing of the Treaty on the basic principles of the pleasant relations between Vietnam and Russia on June 16, 1994. The framework of the Vietnam - Russia members of the family within the 21st century changed into formalized by the signing of the Joint commentary on the Strategic Partnership on the occasion of President V. Putin's visit to Vietnam (from February 28 to March 2, 2001). On July 27, 2012, the two nations issued a Joint statement on further strengthening their finished strategic partnership.
over the last years, excessive-degree delegation exchanges have been equipped constantly, creating a strong impetus for the development of the complete strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia. The exchanges encompass the visits to Vietnam of Russian President V. Putin in 2001, 2006, and 2013, of Russian leading Minister D. Medvedev in 2012, 2015, and 2018); the visits to Russia through birthday party conventional Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in 2014 and 2018; and through then prime Minister (now President) Nguyen Xuan Phuc in 2016 and 2019, to name but just a few.
for the reason that 2020, despite the complicated trends of the COVID-19 pandemic, both aspects have maintained common excessive-stage contacts between the two key leaders by way of on-line talks, meetings. birthday party ordinary Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong held phone talks with Russian President V. Putin in April 2021, with vp of the security Council of Russia, Chairman of the United Russia celebration D. Medvedev in February 2021. President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had mobile talks along with his Russian counterpart V. Putin in September 2021. Chairman of the countrywide assembly Vuong Dinh Hue held cellphone talks with Chairwoman of the Council of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko in June 2021.
additionally, both facets have maintained quite a lot of coordination and speak mechanisms such because the annual Diplomatic-protection-protection Strategic speak on the everlasting deputy international minister level and the protection Strategic dialogue at the deputy protection minister degree. both sides have shared the equal views on many overseas and regional considerations, carefully coordinated and supported each different at international forums, such as the United nations, Asia-Pacific financial Cooperation discussion board, Eurasian Cooperation forum, and ASEAN Regional forum.
The financial and trade cooperation between Vietnam and Russia has developed dynamically over the last time, peculiarly in view that the Free exchange agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian economic Union began to take impact in October 2016. additionally, bilateral trade turnover in 2020 reached well-nigh 4.eighty five billion USD, up well-nigh 9% against 2019.
within the first nine months of this year, bilateral alternate turnover reached three.6 billion USD, an increase of essentially 5% over the identical period in 2020. when it comes to funding, as of this April, the Russian Federation ranked 25th among the international locations and territories investing in Vietnam with a hundred and forty four tasks and the full registered capital of about 944 million USD.
other than natural fields of cooperation similar to power and oil and fuel, both facets have been expanding their cooperation in new fields which Russia has strengths and Vietnam needs corresponding to high technology and science and scientific analysis. they have got been rushing up the implementation of key initiatives, encouraging and creating circumstances for Vietnam - Russia joint ventures and groups of the two countries to invest in each and every country.
considering the COVID-19 outbreak, both nations have intently coordinated in disorder response, certainly in COVID-19 vaccine supply, technology switch, and creation within the existing period. they've also cooperated in engaging in contracts to supply Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for Vietnam and producing Russian vaccines in Vietnam.
schooling-training cooperation remains a highlight in the bilateral relationship. during the past, the Soviet Union helped Vietnam instruct almost forty,000 capable officers and experts in lots of specialties. presently, the Russian Federation continues to help Vietnam in human aid practicing.
since 2019, the Russian Federation has accelerated the variety of scholarships for Vietnam to about 1,000 per year. currently, greater than 5,000 Vietnamese college students are getting to know in Russia. Cultural exchange actions are held always, contributing to enhancing figuring out and friendship between both peoples.
along side the pleasant building within the general ordinary friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia, the bilateral defense cooperation remains consolidated and bolstered within the "professional, functional, finished and beneficial" spirit.
Vietnam and Russia have maintained the Intergovernmental Committee on armed forces Technical Cooperation on the deputy defense ministerial degree. the two sides have held protection strategic dialogues at the deputy protection ministerial stage and probably the most fresh took region in December 2019. both facets have saved helping and actively participated in foreign multilateral actions hosted by using both defense ministries, principally in the framework of the foreign army video games (army video games).
The Vietnamese community has lived and done business in Russia for 3 many years now. With about 60,000 - 80,000 people, the Vietnamese group in Russia has made big contribution to the country and at all times taken the lead in doing charitable actions. they're vital bridges that help increase the bilateral family members between Vietnam and Russia in all fields.
within the context that both countries' finished strategic partnership has developed strongly, we agree with that President Nguyen Xuan Phuc's legit visit to Russia might be a great success, contributing to tightening the complete strategic partnership in such fields of cooperation as politics, trade-funding, protection-protection, training-working towards, way of life and tourism. The consult with will also affirm Vietnam's constant coverage that Vietnam considers Russia its right priority partner in foreign coverage.
Translated by way of Mai Huong