Ilyumzhinov congratulates Vietnamese friends on Independence Day

Vietnam celebrates the 74th anniversary of Independence Day on 2 September. The sixth president of FIDE, first president of Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulated his Vietnamese friends on the country's main holiday. It reads as follows:

“I sincerely congratulate all my Vietnamese friends on Independence Day! Your country is famous for its rich traditions, friendliness, great history and great opportunities. Everyone knows the price the people of Vietnam had to pay for freedom. We remember this and understand well what the citizens of your Republic had to go through. Today, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a very beautiful, freedom-loving country with wonderful and kind people.


I wish the people of Vietnam to always be proud of their country, contribute to its prosperity, remember their native traditions and rich culture and love and protect their homeland! I sincerely wish you happiness, success and prosperity! Be happy and strong in spirit, dear friends! Happy holiday!”