Mr Putin and Mr Phan focused on topical issues related to Russian-Vietnamese trade and economic cooperation. During his meeting with Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nong Duc Manh, the Russian President touched upon promoting cultural partnership, among other things.
President Vladimir Putin and the heads of Vietnam's executive and legislative bodies discussed the prospects of bilateral relations
President Putin and Vietnamese Prime Minister Phan Van Khai.
Official Visit to Vietnam
March 1 − 2, 2001