Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh affirmed that Russia is a prioritised and important partner in Vietnam’s foreign policy and the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership has been developing fruitfully with defence ties playing a key pillar.
General Luong Cuong, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, member of the Central Military Commission’s standing board, and Director of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army, on October 22 held talks with visiting Sen. Lieut. Gen. Andrey Kartapolov, Russian Deputy Defence Minister.
The 2019 Vietnam’s Dedicated Defence and Security Exhibition and Conference (DSE Vietnam 2019) will be held for the first time in Hanoi from October 2 to 4 with the participation of some 200 exhibitors from at home and abroad.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 8 had a working session with the Ministry of National Defence on the management and use of the land for national defence purposes in the economic production and building in association with military missions.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Rear Admiral Pham Van Vung, Political Commissar of the Vietnam People’s Navy attended the Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference 2019 (IMDEX Asia 2019) that opened in Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore, on May 14.
A ceremony was held in Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine to mark the 74th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army and the 29th All-People’s Defence Festival (December 22).
Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence treasures and spares no efforts to develop sound traditional relations with the Cambodian army and people, Deputy Minister of Defence Le Chiem has said.
A seminar and a cultural and art exchange was held in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang on November 20 as part of the fifth Vietnam-China border defence friendship exchange.
Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich held talks with his New Zealand counterpart Ron Mark in Wellington on November 5 following an official welcome ceremony with traditional Maori rituals for the former.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) and President Nguyen Phu Trong highlighted the significance of personnel planning, especially at the strategic level, at a meeting in Hanoi on November 4.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China launched the first-ever maritime exercise off the coast of Zhanjiang city, southern Guangdong province on October 22.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich attended the 12th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) and the fifth ADMM Plus in Singapore from October 18-20.
General Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defence, received his US counterpart James Mattis in Ho Chi Minh City on October 17
The Ministry of Defence hosted a meeting of the Vietnam Inter-sectoral Working Group for Participation in the UN Peacekeeping Operations on September 21 in Hanoi.
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, Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Chi Vinh expressed his wish to foster defence cooperation, a pillar in Vietnam – the Republic of Korea (RoK) ties during a meeting with RoK Deputy Foreign Minister Kang Jeong-sik in Seoul on September 12.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung has highlighted the special relationship between Vietnam and Laos through years ahead of Vietnam’s National Day (Sept. 2).
Vietnam always treasures the sound traditional relations with Madagascar, Ambassador to Mozambique and Madagascar Le Huy Hoang told with Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampiania after presenting credentials on August 23.
Deputy Chief of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA)’s General Staff, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Phuong Nam on August 21 hosted a visiting delegation of Japanese experts who are in Vietnam for a bilateral exchange of peacekeeping mission expertise.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has commended Army Corps 16 under the Ministry of Defence on its role in local socio-economic development and defence-security maintenance during his visit to the military corps in the southeast province of Binh Phuoc on August 20.