Vietnam today is a modern state with a fast-growing economy, an active participant in various regional and international associations, and currently a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and the ASEAN Chair, spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova has affirmed.
VOV.VN - The ceasefire brokered by Russia and the US has taken effect for one week in Syria’s battle fields. But the months-long efforts by Moscow and Washington are hurt, as the situation in the Middle East country is deteriorating, particularly in Aleppo and Hama.
Russia maintains its “consistent and invariable” stance on non-use of force and diplomatic dialogue to settle maritime disputes in the East Sea, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on July 14.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese and Russian foreign ministers have agreed to further enhance bilateral cooperation in offshore oil and gas exploration, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on March 11 in a prepared statement.
Russia wants the Syrian government and opposition to agree on launching a constitutional reform process of up to 18 months, followed by early presidential elections, a draft document obtained by Reuters showed on November 10.
Russia does not see keeping Bashar al-Assad in power as a matter of principle, the Foreign Ministry in Moscow said on November 3 in comments that suggested a divergence of opinion with Iran, the Syrian president's other main international backer.