|Pham Binh Minh and First Vice Chairman of the Federal Council of the Russian Federation (Senate) Nikolai Fedorov
The two sides said that they will closely coordinated in implementing the Vietnam-EAEU free trade agreement, which is hoped to increase bilateral trade value to US$10 billion by 2020, as well as accelerating priority cooperation projects.
Both Deputy PMs affirmed their governments will create favourable conditions for enterprises of the two countries to invest in fields like energy, railways, machinery, light industry and agriculture.
They noted the need to make use of the potential of both nations and boost their effective cooperation in defence-security, science-technology, education-training, culture-tourism, labour and collaboration between localities.
At a meeting between Deputy PM Minh and First Vice Chairman of the Russian State Duma Ivan Melnikov on the same day, the two sides expressed their pleasure at the close coordination at international forums between Vietnam’s National Assembly and the Russian State Duma and wished the two legislative bodies would further their collaboration in the future.
Lauding the close relationship between the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Communist Party of Russia, Ivan Melnikov believed that the two parties will continue their close coordination to promote bilateral ties.