OREANDA-NEWS Hanoi attaches great importance to the strengthening and further development of comprehensive strategic partnership relations with Moscow. This was stated on Monday by the Secretary General of the Central Committee of the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, at a meeting with the chairman of the United Russia party, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, who is in the republic on a working visit.

"Your visit is very important, it gives us the opportunity to exchange views on the current state of relations between our parties and states, discuss the current international situation, and will also strengthen mutual trust, expand bilateral cooperation in all areas in the interests of both countries, for the sake of peace, stability and cooperation in the region and in the world," Nguyen Phu Trong said.

He stressed that relations between Hanoi and Moscow "are filled with feelings of mutual sympathy and camaraderie." "Your visit will further strengthen the traditional relations between our countries," the Vietnamese leader said, TASS writes.