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In first trip abroad, Vietnamese premier to visit Russia
By Reuters -

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Photo: VNA Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Photo: VNA

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will pay an official visit to Russia and attend the Commemorative Summit in celebration of the 20th anniversary of ASEAN-Russia Dialogue Relations there from May 16-20.
The visit, Phuc's first trip abroad after he was elected last month, will be made at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev.
Vietnam and Russia established a strategic partnership in 2012. They are striving to raise two-way trade to US$10 billion by 2020.