Deputy Defence Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Truong Quang Khanh hosted outgoing Chief Representative of the Russian Federal Service for Technical-Military Cooperation to Vietnam Anatoly Chuprynov in Hanoi on February 9.

The host expressed his appreciation for Chuprynov’s contributions to boosting the traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia.

He also hopes that Chuprynov, in his new position, will continue enhancing the bilateral relationship.

The guest pledged to foster the camaraderie between the two armies and people upon returning to his home.-VNA