Sergey Levchenko, First Secretary of the Irkutsk regional division of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation and former Governor of Irkutsk, grants an interview to the Vietnam News Agency (Photo: VNA)
Levchenko, First Secretary of the Irkutsk regional division of the Communist
Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) and former Governor of Irkutsk, has
expressed his admiration for Vietnam’s achievements in the COVID-19 fight.
In a recent interview with
the Vietnam News Agency, he said he is impressed with the Southeast Asian
country’s attainments in COVID-19 prevention and control, and that Vietnam has been
combating this pandemic in an effective manner.
Since the pandemic began in
Vietnam in April last year, the country has been making drastic, sound, and
smart response, showing that if a country is governed well and if all are
determined to win over this pandemic, it will definitely gain success, he
Voicing his admiration,
Levchenko, who served as Governor of the Irkutsk region from 2015 to 2019, said
Vietnam has outperformed even many developed economies in the COVID-19 combat.
He also wished the country
more success in this regard.
The former governor attributed
the accomplishments to the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the
superiority of socialism and noted Vietnam has been moving in the right
direction and chosen the sound socialist path of development./.