Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant-general Nguyen Chi Vinh on Feb. 28 received German Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Vietnam Jutta Frasch.

The two appreciated cooperation between Vietnam and Germany in many fields, including defense and security, over the time.

They also exchanged opinions on regional and international issues of common concerns.

In the coming time, militaries of Vietnam and Germany should strengthen and expand cooperation in an efficient and comprehensive manner, focusing on delegation exchanges, sharing experiences before Vietnam joins UN peace-keeping forces, officer training, defense industry, mine clearance, dioxin detoxication, and military medicine.-VNA