Telephone conversation with President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang 2018-03-28 18:00:00 Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang at the initiative of the Vietnamese side. Tran Dai Quang expressed condolences over the tragedy in Kemerovo and asked that his words of support be conveyed to the families and friends of the dead and injured. Mutual interest in the further consolidation of comprehensive strategic cooperation between Russia and Vietnam and the promotion of bilateral cooperation in various areas were reaffirmed. It was emphasised that this will be facilitated by the active implementation of the agreements reached at the top-level talks in June and November of 2017. Issues of successfully developing cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Community and Vietnam were discussed. Tran Dai Quang also congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the presidential election. The schedule of meetings at different levels was also discussed.