Minister of National Defence, Gen. Phung Quang Thanh received Cuban
Deputy Minister of Revolutionary Armed Forces, Sen. Lieut. Gen Joaquin
Quintas Sola, in Hanoi on September 19.
Thanh expressed his delight at the growing bilateral defence ties,
especially since the two countries signed an agreement on developing
He said Vietnam ’s military
policy is of peace and self-defence, adding that Vietnam does not
join any military alliance organisation, allows foreign countries to
establish military base or use its territory against other countries.
Sola informed the host of the outcomes of his talks
with Deputy Minister of National Defence, Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Chi
The two sides also discussed measures to
further promote friendship and defence cooperation between Vietnam and
Cuba, for the benefit of the two peoples, contributing to peace,
stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.-VNA