Vietnamese Ambassador to
Russia Ngo Duc Manh (R) speaks at the event (Photo: VNA)
Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to
Russia Ngo Duc Manh affirmed that the National Day is an important milestone
of the country. The Vietnamese people have shown their solidarity, bravery
and steadfastness and overcome a range of difficulties and challenges to
obtain huge achievements in safeguarding national independence and freedom
as well as in national construction and development.
The ambassador also expressed his gratitude to the
Russian people for their great and effective support and assistance to
Vietnam during its struggle for national independence and post-war
For his part, Special Representative of Russian
President on International Cultural Cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoy said he is
impressed by Vietnam’s dynamic development over the past 30 years.
Vietnam’s election as non-permanent member of the
United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure is solid proof of
the country’s efforts, he said.
Shvydkoy voiced his delight at the warm relations
between leaders of the two countries and noted that the Vietnam-Russia
Friendship Year and the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Year will create a new
impulse for the bilateral ties in all fields, ranging from military
technology to and cultural exchange.-VNA