(VOV) - The seventh Baikal Economic Forum was held in Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia on September 14, with a focus on the economic development of the Far East, Siberia and Russia.
Vietnamese ambassador to Russia Pham Xuan Son and representatives from the Vietnamese embassy in Russia attended the forum, with the aim of strengthening exchanges to promote Vietnam’s image and to implement diplomatic activities to aid the country’s economic development. Attendees also discussed forestry economy and the use of natural resources of forests as well as other topics in roundtable meetings.
Addressing the forum, the Vietnamese ambassador to Russia, said that Vietnam holds a strong, traditional relationship with Russia and is an active member of ASEAN. This is a positive factor to promote Russian-ASEAN cooperation in general, as well as in Russia and Vietnam in particular, for prosperity and peace both regionally and globally.