OREANDA-NEWS  Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia will continue to promote the development of student exchanges.

"Currently, more than 3 thousand Vietnamese citizens study at Russian universities, and in total about 75 thousand Vietnamese have been educated in our country. Of course, we intend to further promote student exchanges, academic mobility, and the launch of joint educational projects and university programs," he said, speaking at a meeting with graduates of Soviet and Russian universities.

"I am sure, based on the strong traditions of friendship and mutual assistance, we will consistently develop the Russian-Vietnamese partnership and set ourselves ambitious new goals and objectives," the president added.