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HCM City marks Russian October Revolution’s 100th anniversary

An art performance at the ceremony (Source: voh.com.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam-Russia relationship has been thriving thanks to
joint efforts made by leaders and people of both countries, Hoang Minh Nhan,
President of the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association of Ho Chi Minh City,
said at a ceremony in the city on November 3 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution (November 7).

Nhan
recalled the historical significance of the Russia October Revolution, one of
the events with greatest influence in the 20th century, which brought
in a new ideology of the humankind.

The event is
of special significance to Vietnam, he said, adding that it greatly influenced
the country’s development and laid a foundation for the sound traditional
friendship between the two countries.

He affirmed
the association’s commitments to preserving and developing the traditional and
fine relations between Vietnam and Russia.

Meanwhile,
Le Thanh Sang, Director of the Academy of Social Sciences of the Southern
Region, said that success of the Russian October Revolution led by Vladimir I.
Lenin opened up a new era in the humankind, an era of freedom.

The
revolution left valuable lessons to the Communist Party of Vietnam on organising
revolution, building armed forces and the art of grasping opportunities and
position of revolution, he said.

Dimitri
Igorevich Alexayev, Third Secretary of the Russian General Consulate in Ho Chi
Minh City, appreciated the efforts of agencies and departments of Ho Chi Minh
City as well as the HCM City Union of Friendship Organisations to preserve the
traditional friendship and cooperation between Russia and Vietnam.

Vietnam has
been a trustworthy and long-lasting friend of Russia, he said, adding that the
bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership has been reinforced in all fields
from politics, security-defence to economy, trade, science-technology, culture,
education and tourism.

He
expressed belief that with concerted efforts, the two nations will promote
close ties they have nurtured over the past years, opening up new prospects of
collaboration for the benefits of the Russian and Vietnamese people and
interests of the world.-VNA

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