Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh hosted a reception in Hanoi on September 12 for visiting the Air Force Chief of Staff of the Republic of Korea (RoK), Choi Cha-Kyu.

Thanh highlighted the strong and comprehensive development of the two countries’ relations, particularly in security and defence.

He suggested the two air forces continue working closely and sharing experience in contribution to developing their armies that can meet national defence tasks.

For his part, Choi Cha-Kyu said he is glad to visit Vietnam for the first time as the Air Force Chief of Staff.

He expressed his hope that the Vietnamese Defence Ministry will assist his delegation in working with the Air Defence-Air Force Service.-VNA