On March 5, 2021, a presentation of the book “70 Years of the Glorious Path of Relations between Vietnam and Russia”, written by the current Ambassador of Vietnam to the Russian Federation Ngo Duc Man, took place at the Cultural Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
As the ambassador said, the book covers all aspects of relations between the two countries for 70 years, since the establishment of diplomatic relations in the Soviet times till the present moment.
The book is a comprehensive source of documentary information for readers, representing the most complete history of Russian-Vietnamese relations since the middle of the last century, and contains numerous documents and more than 700 unique photographs collected by the Ambassador himself.
During the presentation, the floor was given to Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Konstantin Kosachev who stressed the importance of maintaining friendly relations between the two countries for the benefit of future generations.
Our friends’ successful development can be seen with the unaided eye. This shows that the path chosen by the people of Vietnam is right, and we are already learning from that experience. Vietnam is the only Southeast Asian country that President Vladimir Putin has visited five times, which speaks of our genuine interest in Vietnam and the potential for further cooperation
On behalf of Rector Mikhail Eskindarov, Deputy Vice-Rector for International Cooperation of the Financial University Maxim Kotelnikov and Head of the Department for International Cooperation Lilia Prikhodko presented Mr Ngo Duc Man with a letter of appreciation. In response, the Ambassador gave the Financial University his book with an inscription.
"Over the past years our countries have accumulated huge experience of interaction in various fields, and our relations have strengthened and become stable", noted Maksim Kotelnikov.
The ceremony was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the State Duma, ministries, departments, the Government of Moscow and Saint Petersburg. The event was also joined by numerous experts, scholars and friends of Vietnam in Russia as well as representatives of the Vietnamese community.