Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will make an official visit to Vietnam on Tuesday before attending the G20 summit in Indonesia on Thursday.
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Lavrov will meet with his Vietnamese counterpart Bui Thanh Son to mark the 10th anniversary of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.
Russia and Vietnam have maintained a historic alliance since the former Soviet Union and have $7.1 billion worth of bilateral trade.
According to the Press and Information Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergey Lavrov will begin his activities in Vietnam on Wednesday with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Monument to Heroes and Martyrs and the mausoleum of President Ho Chi Minh.
Later, Lavrov will speak with Foreign Minister Thanh Son before holding meetings with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Vietnamese Communist Party (PCV) Secretary-General Nguyen Phu Trong.
At the end of the meeting, Sergey Lavrov will return to Russia on a flight scheduled for 16:30 local time.
The Russian foreign minister will attend the meeting of foreign ministers of the G20 (consisting of the most developed countries and emerging economies) on the Indonesian island of Bali from Thursday to Friday.