The decision by the Russian leadership to close Russia's military base at Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay is in line with the existing bilateral agreement and was agreed on during consultations between the two governments, the director of the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry's Press and Information Department, Phan Thu Thanh, said on Thursday. "We are confident that the multisided cooperation between Vietnam and Russia will continue developing, as before, on the basis of years-long traditionally friendly relations," the spokesman for Vietnam's Foreign Ministry emphasized. She pointed out that Vietnam will use the port of Cam Ranh for the country's optimum and active social and economic development.
The USA is not likely to approve the law to ban the purchase of the Russian debt, because the Americans make good money on Russian federal bonds
On July 6, London's Daily Mail reported on secret cables, seen by the broadsheet, from UK envoy to Washington Kim Darroch, calling Trump "diplomatically clumsy.