Deputy Defence Minister meets heads of Vietnamese rep. offices abroad hinh anh 1At the meeting (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien hosted a reception for heads of Vietnamese representative offices abroad in Hanoi on October 18.

Chien congratulated the officials on being appointed to such positions for the 2021-2024 term, and stressed that defence external affairs forms an important part of the Party and the State’s external work as well as people-to-people diplomacy.

The Central Military Commission and the Defence Ministry highly valued the attention and close coordination of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in international integration and defence external affairs over the past time, contributing to implementing the defence external work comprehensively, he said.

The Deputy Minister expressed his hope that the chief representatives will fulfil their assigned tasks outstandingly, helping to enhance diplomatic ties between Vietnam and countries and international organisations, and promote collaboration in military and national defence./.