On May 16, 2016 the Chairman of the CPRF Central Committee G. A. Zyuganov held a meeting with Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the Prime minister of the Socialist Republic of .
During the meeting comrade Zyuganov underlined that we were glad to have one more meeting with our good friends in combat. He also said that all that time Russian communists had been calling for strengthening economic, political and interparty relations between our parties and nations.
Besides, he stressed that the Government and the Communist party Central Committee of Vietnam were always receptive to our initiatives.
“The socialist Vietnam has been always playing a significant role as one of our major strategic partners,” underlined comrade Zyuganov.
Gennady Andreevich also expressed his appreciation to the Embassy of Vietnam to Russia which, in his opinion, had been doing well on strengthening economical, political and cultural ties between our countries.
In response the Prime minister of Vietnam said that they were quite aware of great influence and authority of the CPRF in Russia as well as of their increase in Russia.
“We also know that your party has made the significant contribution to the development of relations between our nations which are considered to be very important for us”, said comrade Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
“Vietnamese people will never forget the brotherly help rendered to us in due time by the USSR and the CPSU. In our country we annually celebrate the birthday of Vladimir Lenin as well as the anniversary of the Great October Socialist revolution”, he added.
“The XII Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) focused our attention on the maximum use of market economy. But at the same time communists of Vietnam consider keeping the leading role of the Communist party in all areas of national life as an extremely important issue,” Nguyen Cuang Phuc stated.
The First Deputy Chairman of the CPRF Central Committee Ivan Melnikov, CPRF deputies Yuri Afonin, Leonid Kalashnikov, Kazbek Taysayev, Alexander Yushchenko and Vadim Kumin also participated in the meeting.