The Vietnam Military Attaché Office in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) hosted a banquet to mark the 70th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (December 22).

The recent function was attended by a number of DPRK senior officials, including General O Kum Chol, Chief of the General Staff of the DPRK People’s Army, and representatives of foreign Military Attaché Offices in Pyongyang .

Addressing the event, a representative of the Vietnam Military Attaché Office said over the past seven decades, the Vietnam People’s Army, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, recorded great victories in the fight for national liberation and unification.

The official also emphasised Vietnam ’s constant stance of enhancing defence strength for self-defence as well as for the maintenance of peace, stability and cooperation in the region and the world.

Lauding the achievements that the Vietnam People’s Army has gained over the past 70 years, a representative of the DPRK side affirmed that the DPRK is keen on boosting the traditional friendship and cooperation between the two armies and people.-VNA