BelarusandVietnamplan to bring the mutual trade turnover to half a billion dollars within two years.<br>BelarusconsidersVietnamas one of the most important partners inSoutheast Asia. This was stated by President Alexander Lukashenko at the talks with President of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang. According to the President of Belarus, the countries have a great scope for further development, especially in the trade and economic sphere. Presidents ofBelarusandVietnamissued a joint statement on strengthening and comprehensive development of relations between the countries. The parties signed a program of cooperation in the economic, scientific, educational and cultural spheres, as well as a number of other documents. During the visit, contracts worth more than $ 300 million were signed.