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   Vietnam will take great efforts to further strengthen cooperation with Russia, including in energy, said Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

   Dung expressed his pleasure at the effective cooperation between Gazprom Neft and the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group ( PetroVietnam) in recent years during the meeting with Alexander Dyukov, CEO of Russian oil and gas group Gazprom Neft, in Vietnam' s capital Hanoi on Monday.

   Dung affirmed the Vietnamese government's support for energy cooperation between Russian oil and gas enterprises, including Gazprom Neft, with PetroVietnam for mutual interests and boosting multifaceted ties.

   The prime minister spoke highly of the upcoming visit to Vietnam by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, describing it a milestone that will deepen the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership.

   Alexander Dyukov, for his part, informed his host about the significant outcomes of cooperation between Gazprom and PetroVietnam, expressing his hope to continue receiving favorable conditions to expand its investment in Vietnam.

   In an article release prior to his visit to Vietnam scheduled on Tuesday, Russian President Putin said energy, oil and gas sectors have traditionally played a key role in the development of Russian-Vietnamese industrial and investment cooperation.

Yamei Wang, XinHua, 2013-11-12

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