And, Trump meeting with Kim Jong Un starts today, the 27th: https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2019/feb/27/donald-trump-kim-jong-un-summit-vietnam-north-korea-hanoi-live So, Lavrov is available to help? Who scheduled first?
Translated from Vietamese:
“Vietnam – Russia Workshop “International cooperation in a volatile world” RFA 2019-02-26
Vietnam – Russia Workshop “International cooperation in a volatile world” was held on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam – Russia diplomatic relations on February 25 and 26, 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Media in the country announced the news on February 25.
Co-organized by the Vietnam Diplomatic Academy, Valdai Institute of Foreign Policy and Strategic Research and Discussion Club, which brings together experts and state officials. The discussions at the Conference revolved around topics such as: Asian security issues; Multilateral cooperation in Asia and Eurasia; prospects after 2019 for Vietnam – Russia relations …
Speaking at the opening, Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son welcomed the presence of Russian Federal Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, saying that this not only speaks to the importance of the workshop but also affirms the relationship. Long-term traditional system between the two countries.
Mr. Son emphasized that the current political relationship between the two countries is highly reliable, economic and trade relations are increasingly in-depth, close cooperation in security – defense and cooperation in the The field of culture – society, education – training is expanding.
After the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union took effect in October 2016, Vietnam-Russia trade turnover increased by over 30% per year and aims to reach USD 10 billion in in 2020.
Agreeing with the views of the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, said that in the context of complicated world situation, the relationship between Russia and ASEAN plays a role. It is very important in the effort to deal with the change of situation.
Sergey Lavrov proposed that the two countries, on the basis of common interest, continue to make efforts to build economic and security cooperation mechanisms to find solutions for peace and stability of the region and the world.
Lavrov said the Russian Federation is an integral member of the Asia-Pacific region and is always interested in strengthening cooperation with regional countries, especially Vietnam, in anti- terrorism, anti-immigration, cyber security, health …
The Foreign Minister also stated that Russia considers its partnership with Vietnam an important part of its relations with ASEAN and he believes that Russia and Vietnam will continue to cooperate effectively in many fields and to bring relations of the two countries to reach new heights in the future. Copyright © 1998-2016, RFA. Used with the permission of Radio Free Asia, 2025 M St. NW, Suite 300, Washington DC 20036“. Emphasis our own. Translated by google translate with slight correction from: https://www.rfa.org/vietnamese/news/vietnamnews/vietnam-russia-hold-seminar-on-asia-security-hanoi-moscow-bilateral-ties-02262019091116.html
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