Opening Asia for Russia

The Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly met with the Chairman of the Union of Friendship Societies of Vietnam

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On December 1, 2021, at the headquarters of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly in Moscow, a meeting was held between the Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Andrei Belyaninov and the Chairman of the Union of Friendship Societies of Vietnam, Ms. Nguyen Phuong Nga.


The meeting was also attended by:

  • Nguyen Thi Thu Giang, Deputy General Director of the European Department of the Union of Friendship Societies of Vietnam;
  • Nguyen Quoc Hung, Director of the Russian Development Fund - Vietnamese cooperation "Traditions and Friendship";
  • To Thi Tuyet Khanh, Advisor to the Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, representative of the Banking Academy of Vietnam in the Russian Federation;
  • Svetlana Smirnova, First Deputy Secretary General - Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly;
  • Alexander Ivanov, Co-Chairman of the Council for International Economic Activities of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly;
  • employees of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly.

Within the framework of the meeting, issues of development and deepening of economic, humanitarian, scientific and international cooperation with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam with the participation of partners of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly and structures of the Union and friendship societies of Vietnam.


Andrey Belyaninov's initiative to cooperate in promoting the removal of customs barriers within the competence of both organizations was positively received and developed in the proposal of the Vietnamese side to organize consultations on the creation of free trade zones. trade involving stakeholders, including high-level ones.


The parties also discussed the prospects for educational cooperation in training specialists for the agricultural sector and attracting representatives of large agricultural businesses to cooperation in these matters.


Special attention was paid to the implementation of joint events at the sites of international organizations of the UN and ASEAN. The Vietnamese side proposed to the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly to consider the possibility of participating in the Asia Europe Peoples' Forum.


Touching upon a wide range of topics of cooperation in the field of economy, digitalization, education and science, the parties did not ignore the issues of humanitarian cooperation, continuing the tradition of close friendly relations between Russia and Vietnam on for decades, including the shared historical memory of World War II. The Vietnamese delegation put forward a proposal to expand interaction between the societies of veterans of Eurasian countries.


The parties also agreed to continue cooperation on the development of a plan for the creation and opening in Moscow (Russia) of the Vietnamese Culture Center to provide support in the study of culture and native language to ethnic Vietnamese and children from mixed families.

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