The Vietnam War Veterans’ Association in Russia on held a ceremony in Moscow on April 30 night to mark the 44th anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification.
Delegates to the ceremony
The event also marked the third founding anniversary of the association which now has hundreds of members across Russia.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh, Vietnam’s defence attache in Russia Major General Tran Minh Son, along with former Russian military experts and friends were among the guests at the ceremony.
Speaking at the ceremony, president of the association Luu Cong Niem reviewed activities of the association over the past three years.
In his remarks, Ambassador Manh said the embassy always highly values the active role played by the association as well as its members in enhancing solidarity among Vietnamese in the host country, and promoting the friendship between Vietnamese and Russian war veterans. -VNA