At the reception, Mishel Ben-Baruch informed Minister Lich about some of their cooperation aspects in Viet Nam.
He noted that companies in Israel’s defence industry want to further partnerships with Viet Nam in the fields that each firm has advantages of, thereby fostering the countries’ relations in a result-oriented manner.
Mr. Lich said the delegation’s visit to attend the first Viet Nam – Israel defence industry forum will help strengthen bilateral relations, including in defence.
By Vien Nhu
This first foreign visit of Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang as the Chief of the General Staff shows Vietnam’s attaching great importance to fostering and enhancing the traditional friendship between the two peoples and armies of Vietnam and Laos. At the reception hosted by Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, the host spoke highly of the guest’s visit, saying that it would contribute significantly to the enhancement of the Vietnam-Laos traditional friendship and special solidarity in the new period, for mutual interests of the two peoples. The visit takes place when the two countries are preparing for the celebration of the…... [read more]
Senior Lieutenant General Luong Cuong, member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam, permanent member of the Central Military Commission, and Director of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army made the statement at the reception for the visiting high-ranking Cuban military delegation, led by Senior Lieutenant General Leopoldo Cintra Frias, Cuban Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces on March 27 in Hanoi. The host warmly welcomed the Cuban delegation and expressed his delight at recent developments in Vietnam-Cuba relations in general and ties between the two countries’ armed forces in particular. For his part,…... [read more]
VGP - At their 7th Strategic Defense Dialogue on September 26 in New Delhi, Viet Nam and India agreed to strengthen defense cooperation in the coming time, within the framework of the Viet Nam-India Strategic Partnership. The two sides will exchange delegations, and engage in training and education, science and technology, security and national defense cooperation. Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister, Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh and Indian Defense Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma co-chaired the dialogue. They agreed to strengthen the cooperation between the two ministries within the framework of the Viet Nam-India Strategic Partnership in the time to come. The…... [read more]
VGP – Minister of Defense Phung Quang Thanh on April 20 welcomed Chief of Defense Forces Worapong Sanganetra on the occasion of the Thai General’s official visit to Viet Nam. Minister Thanh asserted that the visit has contributed to strengthening the bilateral defense cooperation as well as consolidating the two nations’ traditional relations. General Worapong Sanganetra announced the achievements of his talks with Chief of the General Staff of the Viet Nam People's Army and Deputy Minister of Defense Do Ba Ty. At the talks, the two sides exchanged national defense and security situations and experience in armed services establishment…... [read more]
VGP - The Vietnamese and Cuban defense ministries will set up a mechanism for deputy minister-level strategic defense-security dialogue and cooperate in strategy research and other military spheres. An agreement to this effect was signed between Vietnamese Deputy Minister of National Defence Lieut. Gen. Nguyễn Chí Vịnh and Deputy Minister, and Chief of the General Staff of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces Sen. Lieut. Gen. Alvaro Lopez Miera during their talks in Havana on June 22 as part of Mr. Vịnh's official visit from June 19-24. Under the agreement, the two sides will also cooperate in training military officers and…... [read more]
PANO – Chinese Defense Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Chang Wanquan on November 2 received a high-ranking Vietnamese defense delegation led by Deputy Defense Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, on the sidelines of the 6th Vietnam-China Defense Strategic Dialogue in Beijing. At the reception for the visiting Vietnamese defense delegation, the Chinese Defense Minister believed that the 6th Vietnam-China Defense Strategic Dialogue would be successful in the circumstance that bilateral ties and cooperation between the two countries’ armies are on the move. The host also highly appreciated the visit to China in August of Vietnamese Defense Minister Ngo Xuan…... [read more]
PANO – Senior Lieutenant General Vo Van Tuan, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, on December 6 received Colonel Saqib Qamar, Pakistan’s incoming Defense Attaché to Vietnam. The reception for Colonel Saqib Qamar, Pakistan’s incoming Defense Attaché to Vietnam. Photo: mod.gov.vn At the reception, General Tuan congratulated the Pakistani attaché on his appointment and hoped that he would make active contributions to lifting defense cooperation between the two countries to a new height. The host expected that in the coming time the two countries would develop an annual defense policy dialogue mechanism and reach a…... [read more]
Vietnam and France agreed to boost cooperation in national defense on the basis of the friendship relations between the two countries. The second meeting of the Joint Committee on National Defense Cooperation held in Paris. The two countries reached the agreement at the second meeting of the Joint Committee on National Defense Cooperation held in Paris on Nov. 21 and 22. Deputy Defense Minister Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh led the Vietnamese delegation and co-chaired the meeting. At the meeting, the two sides gave out plans for their cooperation, including exchange of military delegation, training, research on defense strategy, military…... [read more]
VGP - Minister of National Defense Phung Quang Thanh and his Bulgarian counterpart Angel Naydenov have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on defense cooperation after concluding a talk in Sofia, Bulgaria. The MoU manifests both sides' expectation to elevate their cooperation, particularly in defense, to a new height, Minister Thanh stressed. He said that basing on the document, both sides will conduct delegation exchanges, share experiences and exchange information with each other, as well as coordinate in developing defense industry. Minister Thanh reaffirmed the time-treasured traditional relationship between Viet Nam and Bulgaria during the past 63 years and expressed…... [read more]
(VOVworld) - Many countries have voiced their desire to bolster defense cooperation with Vietnam during bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore from May 30 to June 1, Defense Minister General Phung Quang Thanh said. Thanh held separate meetings with his counterparts from New Zealand, Singapore, the US, France, Japan, and Australia. Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh also held separate working sessions with Russian counterpart Anatoly Antonov, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Wang Guanzhong, and Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey.…... [read more]