Cambodian air force commander welcomed in Hanoi Politics

Cambodian air force commander welcomed in Hanoi

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Phan Van Giang hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 14 for Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and Commander of the Air Force Gen. Soeung Somnang.
Vietnam, Japan step up defence ties Politics

Vietnam, Japan step up defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on November 11 received a delegation of the Japanese Ministry of Defence now in Vietnam for the 11th defence exchange between the two countries.
Course held in preparation for peacekeepers Society

Course held in preparation for peacekeepers

A heavy engineering equipment operator course opened within the framework of the UN Triangular Partnership Project (TPP) at the Vietnam Peacekeeping Department in Hanoi’s outskirts district of Thach That on November 6.
Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation Politics

Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation

Former Deputy Minister of National Defence and former Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy Nguyen Van Hien is being investigated for “lack of responsibility, causing serious consequences” in accordance with Clause 3, Article 360 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Deputy PM receives Russian Deputy Defence Minister Politics

Deputy PM receives Russian Deputy Defence Minister

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh affirmed that Russia is a prioritised and important partner in Vietnam’s foreign policy and the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership has been developing fruitfully with defence ties playing a key pillar.
Vietnam, Russia strengthen defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Russia strengthen defence cooperation

General Luong Cuong, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, member of the Central Military Commission’s standing board, and Director of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army, on October 22 held talks with visiting Sen. Lieut. Gen. Andrey Kartapolov, Russian Deputy Defence Minister and Chief of Main Directorate for Political-Military Affairs of the Russian Armed Forces.
ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
Vietnam, US seek to expand defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, US seek to expand defence cooperation

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on October 9 received Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs in the US Government Randall Schriver, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
Vietnam, US step up defence ties Politics

Vietnam, US step up defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on September 27 suggested Vietnam and the US push ahead with cooperation on navigation, maritime security and the settlement of war consequences.
Deputy Defence Minister pays official visit to Myanmar Politics

Deputy Defence Minister pays official visit to Myanmar

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang, accompanied by a high-ranking military delegation, departed for an official visit to Myanmar on September 24.
Vietnam, Thailand hold defence policy dialogue Politics

Vietnam, Thailand hold defence policy dialogue

The third Vietnam-Thailand defence policy dialogue took place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 19 under the chair of Vietnam’s Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and Thailand’s Permanent Secretary of Defence Natt Intracharoen.