Deputy Defence Minister Lieut. Gen. Truong Quang Khanh received Chairman of the Russia subcommittee of the Coordinating Committee for the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre (CVRTC) Dmitry Sergeyevich in Hanoi on Nov. 15.

At the reception, Khanh, who is also Chairman of the Vietnam subcommittee of the CVRTC, affirmed that the Vietnamese army and people have always attached importance to developing the traditional friendship and cooperation with Russia .

Through the CVRTC, cooperation between the two sides in tropical durability, ecology and biomedicine has been implemented effectively, helping strengthen the friendship between the two countries’ armies and people, he said.

He expressed his belief that at the 24 th session of the committee, Vietnamese and Russian scientists will have a new vision and set higher targets for their scientific research cooperation.

Dmitry Sergeyevich said the visit provided a good chance for the two sides to review cooperation results over the past time and put forth orientations to boost cooperation between two CVRTC subcommittees in the years to come./.