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Ministers hail outcomes of Vietnam-China border defence exchange

Ministers hail outcomes of Vietnam-China border defence exchange

Defence Minister Phung Quang Thanh and his Chinese counterpart Chang Wanquan hailed the third border defence friendship exchange between the two countries as a success following their meeting to review the event in Guangxi province on March 30.

Vietnamese, Chinese defence ministers witness joint patrol

Vietnamese, Chinese defence ministers witness joint patrol

Defence Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh and his Chinese counterpart Chang Wanquan performed the rituals of saluting territorial sovereignty marker 1223 and witnessed a joint patrol of the two countries’ border soldiers in Chi Ma border gate in Lang Son province, on March 29.

China, Vietnam hold third border defence friendship exchange

China, Vietnam hold third border defence friendship exchange

VOV.VN -On March 28, National Defence Minister and General Phung Quang Thanh and Deputy Chief of the General Staff Department of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Qi Jianguo co-chaired the third Vietnam-China Border Defence Friendship Exchange in the northern Lang Son province.

Vietnam-China hold joint border training exercises

Vietnam-China hold joint border training exercises

VOV.VN - The Defence Ministry announced on March 25 that final preparations are underway for the planning, monitoring and coordinating of collective training events that are part of third Vietnam-China Border Defence Friendship Exchange program.

German defence secretary active in Vietnam

German defence secretary active in Vietnam

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 8 for Parliamentary State Secretary of the German Defence Ministry Ralf Brauksiepe

District chairman denies statement on MH370 debris discovery

District chairman denies statement on MH370 debris discovery

The chairman of a district in the south-central Vietnamese province of Khanh Hoa has rejected a false report that he had claimed a piece of debris recently found in his locality belongs to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Tan Son Nhat Airport to be expanded

Tan Son Nhat Airport to be expanded

The Ministry of Defence will hand over 20 hectares of land near Tan Son Nhat International Airport to the Ministry of Transport for an airport expansion, said Defence Minister Phung Quang Thanh.

Vietnam, China Defence Ministers hold telephone talks

Vietnam, China Defence Ministers hold telephone talks

(VOV) -The formation of a direct communication line between the two Defence Ministries demonstrates mutual trust in bilateral defence relations and facilitates the timely exchange of issues of shared concern, said Minister of Defence General Phung Quang Thanh and his Chinese counterpart Senior Lieut. Gen Chang Wanquan.

Vietnam’s high-ranking military delegation visits Laos

Vietnam’s high-ranking military delegation visits Laos

A Vietnamese high-ranking delegation led by Minister of Defence General Phung Quang Thanh is on a friendship visit to Laos from December 25-26 at the invitation of Lao Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Sengnouane Xayalath.

Defence Minister meets Cambodian veterans

Defence Minister meets Cambodian veterans

The Vietnam People’s Army will work hard to preserve, cement and develop the solidarity between Vietnam and Cambodia, Minister of Defence General Phung Quang Thanh said.

Defence Minister receives Chinese veterans

Defence Minister receives Chinese veterans

Minister of Defence General Phung Quang Thanh received in Hanoi on December 14 a delegation of Chinese soldiers and military experts who helped Vietnam during the country’s struggle for national independence.

Cambodian Deputy PM arrives in Vietnam

Cambodian Deputy PM arrives in Vietnam

(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Tia Banh and his high level entourage have begun a three-day working visit to Vietnam at the invitation of General Phung Quang Thanh.

Vietnam aspires closer cooperation with DPRK

Vietnam aspires closer cooperation with DPRK

(VOV) -Vietnam is keen to step up all-around cooperation with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), said Minister of National Defence General Phung Quang Thanh at a November 27 meeting with DPRK People’s Armed Forces Minister General Pak Yong Sik in Hanoi.

Defence Minister greets Cambodian Interior officials

Minister of Defence General Phung Quang Thanh has affirmed that defence cooperation that has developed broadly over the past years deserves one of the important pillars of Vietnam– Cambodia traditional friendship.

Vietnam, China look towards stronger defence ties

Vietnam, China look towards stronger defence ties

Defence Minister Phung Quang Thanh has affirmed Vietnam’s defence policy of peace, self-defence, and neither joining any military alliances nor allowing any countries to set up their military bases or use its territory to counter the others.