Deputy Defence Minister receives Russian Ambassador

VOV.VN - Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Chi Vinh gave a reception to Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstatin Vnukov in Hanoi on January 20.

Vinh applauded new steps of development in the Vietnam – Russia defence ties over the past years while showing his belief that the forthcoming Russia visit by Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich will contribute to upgrading bilateral defence relations.

On the occasion, he suggested the Russian Defence Ministry actively join activities during Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.

Vnukov, for his side, hailed military and military technical cooperation between the two nations with substantive outcomes, especially in tropical durability, navy and personnel training.

He said he hopes that following the visit by Gen. Lich, Russia – Vietnam defence ties would be further strengthened and more effective.