Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and Kshimovskiy Alexander at the reception (Source: http://www.mod.gov.vn)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh has affirmed that the Vietnam-Russia defence cooperation has reaped fruits over recent years.

He made the remarks at a reception in Hanoi on February 18 for the visiting Deputy Chief of the Main Directorate of International Military Cooperation of the Russian Defence Ministry Kshimovskiy Alexander.

Vinh highlighted that these outcomes of the bilateral cooperation have significantly contribute to promoting peace and stability in the region and the world.

The host expressed his hope that the upcoming Defence Policy Dialogue between the two countries will help further bolster their defence ties.

For his part, Kshimovskiy hoped defence links between the two sides will be stronger and more effective in the future.-VNA