Vientiane, June , 2020
On the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War that will be held on 24th June 2020, on behalf of the entire Lao People and on my own behalf, I would like to express myheartfelt congratulations and recognition of the great meritand heroism of the Russian Red Army veterans who made tremendous sacrifices in the Patriotic war against fascist aggression to safeguard national independence as well as for the liberation of Europe and other regions of the globefrom the grip of the ruthless Fascist forces.
The Lao people are deeply conscious of the importance of this Victory Day as it does not only represent the pride of the people of the Former Soviet Union, but also the eminence of Russia and its people, especially the supremacy of the Russian Armed Forces which serve as a significant pillar for regional and international peace and security. I highly value the enormous success of Russia over the past years and reaffirm our unwavering commitment to further fostering Laos-Russia bonds of friendship and longstanding splendid cooperation based on strategic partnership cooperation in order to join hands in the struggle to overcome adversaries and challenges, particularly the severe spread of the COVID-19 pandemic which threatens the lives of our peoples, thus contributing to peace, stability and development cooperation in our respective region and the world as a whole.
On this auspiciousand meaningful occasion, I would like to wish Your Excellency, good health, personal well-being and every success in Your noble tasks, and friendly people of Russian Federation continued progress and prosperity.
Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
H.E. Mr. Vladimir PUTIN
President of the Russian Federation