Deputy Defence Minister hosts Malaysian counterpart

VOV.VN - Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang gave a reception to his Malaysian counterpart Liew Chin Tong in Hanoi on December 5.

The two sides noted with satisfaction the expanded Vietnam-Malaysia bilateral partnership in defence, especially in terms of training, naval cooperation and coordination at multilateral forums.

They agreed that there is plenty of room for both sides to step up bilateral defence cooperation, matching their strategic partnership

Deputy Minister Giang said the Vietnamese Defence Ministry hopes to continue receive stronger support and closer cooperation from the Malaysian Defence Ministry when Vietnam performs its role as Chair of ASEAN next year.