Senior military delegation visits Australia

(VOV) - Sen. Lieut. Gen. Do Ba Ty, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army has led a high-level military delegation to make an official visit to Australia at the invitation of the Chief of the Royal Australian Defence Force, Mark Binskin.

The visit from November 8-12 aims to tighten the friendly relations and defence cooperation between Vietnam and Australia.

The two sides will discuss the situation in their respective country, regional issues of common concern and measures to effectively implement cooperation areas within the "Memorandum of Understanding on Defence Cooperation" framework signed in 2010 in line with the comprehensive partnership.

Strengthening bilateral defence ties between the two nations will contribute to maintaining an environment of peace, stability and development in the region.