Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the 72nd anniversary of Vietnam’s independence

“Russian-Vietnamese relations consist of a comprehensive strategic partnership and are based on the principles of friendship and mutual understanding. We continue to successfully develop our bilateral cooperation in trade, investment, science, technology and the humanitarian area. The implementation of the free trade area agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and Vietnam promotes our mutually beneficial cooperation.

We intend to continue working with our Vietnamese partners at the government level and on implementing new large-scale joint projects and initiatives.”