OREANDA-NEWS. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev intends to discuss all relevant issues in bilateral relations with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Suan Fouk. “I cordially greet you in Moscow. I am very pleased with your visit and the fact that you have it full, full-fledged, including a visit to the capital of our country and a visit to St. Petersburg. We will now have talks on all topical issues of our partnership”, said Medvedev at a meeting with the prime minister of Vietnam.

The Vietnamese Prime Minister noted that he would be happy to discuss measures to further deepen and expand effective cooperation. “Based on our special trusting relationships, I wanted to discuss with you some very important issues of bilateral cooperation”, said Nguyen Suan Fook. Medvedev added that the opening of the cross years of Russia and Vietnam will take place in the evening. "This is a symbol of friendship. So everything, including very good weather in Moscow, favors your visit", he said. The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation conveyed warm greetings and best wishes to the leaders of Vietnam.

Earlier, on the occasion of an official visit to Russia from May 20–23, Prime Minister of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Suan Fook told the Russian media in an exclusive interview about the current state and prospects for expanding Vietnamese-Russian cooperation.

"Relations of traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia are developing very successfully in all areas. In our political relations, a high level of mutual trust continues to grow every day. This is actively promoted by constant bilateral contacts at all levels, as well as the maintenance of a mechanism of strategic dialogue. "