The Deputy Chief of the General Staff of Vietnam’s People’s Army, Lieutenant General Nguyen Song Phi on August 23 received General Director of the North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) of China in Southeast Asia , Cao Yi .

At the reception, Phi reviewed the traditional friendship between the Parties, States, the army forces and people of the two countries, and briefed the guest on Vietnam ’s national defence policy and the regional situation.

Cao Yi reported the results of his working session with leaders of the General Department of Defence Industry, expressing his hope that the cooperation in defence industry between the two countries would be further developed effectively in the future./.