He was accompanied by Le Hoai Trung, member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations.

Russian President Vladimir Putin pays tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on June 20.

President Putin laid a wreath at the mausoleum in commemoration of President Ho Chi Minh, the hero of national liberation and a great man of culture of Vietnam.

He also laid flowers at the Monument for Heroic Martyrs on Bac Son street near the mausoleum.

This is the fifth visit to Vietnam by President Putin. The state visit, made at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong, takes place at a time when the two nations are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Treaty on Principles of Friendly Relations between Vietnam and Russia this year and on the threshold of the 75th anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic ties in 2025.

The visit this time holds an extremely important significance, further deepening the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership in all fields, especially in the context that the two countries are striving to realize the joint statement on the comprehensive strategic partnership vision to 2030.

Source: VNA