President Triet - guest
of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev - was greeted at the airport by
the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Alexander Grushko, the Vietnamese
Ambassador to Russia , Bui Dinh Dinh and the embassy staff.
The ambassadors of the member countries of the Association of Southeast
Asian Nations (ASEAN) to Russia also welcomed the State leader and his
entourage at the Metropol Hotel.
President Triet is scheduled to join almost 30 foreign heads of state
and government at the 65th anniversary of the Victory against Fascism to
be held at the Red Square on May 9. They will also lay wreaths at the
Tomb of Unknown Soldier and participate in a banquet at the Kremlin
The president will attend a ground breaking ceremony for the
construction of the Hanoi Cultural-Trade Centre in Moscow and then leave
for a visit to the Republic of Kalmykia at the invitation of President