Deputy Defence Minister, Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty, received Senior Lieut. Gen. Shlyakhturov Alexandre Vasilevich, Deputy Chief of Russia Armed Forces’ General Staff, in Hanoi on Nov. 30.

Lieut. Gen. Do Ba Ty, who is also Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, welcomed the results of talks between the General Department II of the Vietnam Defence Ministry and the Russia Armed Forces’ General Intelligence Department which is headed by Senior Lieut. Gen. Shlyakhturov Alexandre Vasilevich.

Lieut. Gen. Ty and Senior Lieut. Gen. Shlyakhturov Alexandre Vasilevich agreed that the exchanges of views on regional and international issues and sharing experience between the two intelligence agencies not only increase mutual understanding and trust but also contribute to consolidating and fostering traditional relations and the strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries./.