The ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) was held via video conferencing on November 17 under the chair of Deputy Defence Minister and head of ADSOM Vietnam, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.
A special point of the ongoing 18th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore is that the interest of the participating countries has become more practical, which raises the voice of small countries clearer, a high-ranking defence official has said.
Vietnamese Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich and his Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan have expressed their belief that the bilateral defence ties will progress in the time ahead, helping enrich the Vietnam-Canada comprehensive partnership.
A high-ranking military delegation of Vietnam led by Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh is paying a working visit to China from February 19 to 22.
Lao Defence Minister Gen. Chansamone Chanyalath received former volunteer soldiers and advisors of Vietnam in Vientiane on January 19, saying that his country never forgets the enormous support and sacrifice that they gave to its revolutionary cause.
Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich hosted a reception in Hanoi on October 30 for General Vong Pisen, General Commander of the Cambodian Royal Armed Forces who is on an official visit to Vietnam from October 29-31.
A high-ranking Vietnamese military delegation led by Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich paid an official visit to China from October 26-28 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Sen. Lieut. Gen. Wei Fenghe.
A high-raking delegation from the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) led by Sen. Lieut. Gen Luong Cuong, Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and Director of the VPA’s General Department of Politics is paying official visits to Laos and Cambodia from September 18-22.
Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on June 30 for US Assistant Secretary of Defence for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver.
Socio-economic issues are high on the agenda of the National Assembly (NA) on May 25 and 26, which are important discussions part of the ongoing fifth session of the 14th-tenure parliament.
Vietnam and Laos need to continue deepening their political ties while boosting their cooperation in diplomacy, security, and defence fields, President Tran Dai Quang said at his reception for Prime Minister of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith in Hanoi on March 30.
Lieut. Gen. Le Hien Van, deputy chief of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA), hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 20 for Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nikolay Petrovic, head of the Department for Military Counterintelligence Service of the Federal Security Service of Russia.
Vietnam and Cambodia should promote collaboration in delegation exchange, and training, thereby tightening sound solidarity, neighbourliness, traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh held a meeting on January 10 with US Congressman Paul Gosar who affirmed Arizona State is willing to boost cooperation with Vietnamese localities in all fields to take advantage and supplement each other’s strengths in technology and resources.
The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy and the Vietnam People’s Navy will conduct a joint patrol in the Gulf of Tonkin in December, announced spokesperson of the National Defence Ministry of China Wu Qian.
The recent Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue concretised the contents reached by the two countries’ defence ministers and discussed some defence cooperation issues to ensure that President Donald Trump will have an insight in bilateral ties during his upcoming visit to Vietnam, said a high-ranking officer.
Maps, documents and publications on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are on display in the Red river delta province of Ha Nam.
Vietnam and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland signed a memorandum of understanding on defence cooperation in Hanoi on April 19.
The Government needs to work out comprehensive solutions to control population and labour migraton in the Mekong Delta region to ensure security and defence, officials have said.