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US pledges to work with ASEAN to tackle regional challenges

US pledges to work with ASEAN to tackle regional challenges

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter reasserted the US’s “rebalance” to the Asia-Pacific region will continue in the next US administration while chairing an informal meeting of ASEAN and US defence ministers in Hawaii on September 30.

US defence delegation welcomed in Hanoi

US defence delegation welcomed in Hanoi

(VOV) - On June 1, Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh hosted a welcoming ceremony for the US high-ranking defence delegation headed by Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter.

US Secretary of Defence visits Vietnam

US Secretary of Defence visits Vietnam

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter currently is on his official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Vietnamese defence minister Phung Quang Thanh.

US defence secretary to visit Vietnam

US defence secretary to visit Vietnam

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter will pay an official visit to Vietnam from May 31 to June 2 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Phung Quang Thanh.

Iraq regains ground from IS; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

Iraq regains ground from IS; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on May 24, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.

New phase in the US rebalancing strategy in Asia

New phase in the US rebalancing strategy in Asia

(VOV) -US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is on a tour of Japan and the Republic of Korea. This is Mr. Carter’s first overseas trip as Head of the Pentagon demonstrating the US’s defense priority with its allies and its commitment to the Pacific pivot.