Minister of National Defence receives Thai ambassador Politics

Minister of National Defence receives Thai ambassador

Vietnam always attaches importance to its relations with neighbouring and ASEAN countries, including comprehensive cooperation with Thailand, Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang said at a reception for newly-appointed Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Nikonrndej Balankura in Hanoi on November 18.
Vietnam spotlights ADMM’s role in building common awareness on regional security issues World

Vietnam spotlights ADMM’s role in building common awareness on regional security issues

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang highlighted the role played by the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) over the last 15 years in strengthening trust and building common awareness on regional security issues, including the East Sea issue, through creating a framework for defence ministerial-level dialogue and consultation in the region.
Vietnamese, Australian defence ministers hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Australian defence ministers hold talks

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang and his Australian counterpart Peter Dutton held online talks on November 8, during which they agreed to maintain the bilateral defence ties effectively.
Vietnamese leaders receive Japan’s Defence Minister Politics

Vietnamese leaders receive Japan’s Defence Minister

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 12 welcomed Japanese Minister of Defence Kishi Nobuo, who is making an official visit to Vietnam from September 10-12 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart, General Phan Van Giang.
President receives visiting Japanese Defence Minister Politics

President receives visiting Japanese Defence Minister

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 12 received visiting Minister of Defence Kishi Nobuo of Japan, asking the country to continue supporting Vietnam with vaccines and helping it to access vaccine sources against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Army to use all forces to help southern localities wipe out COVID-19: Minister Society

Army to use all forces to help southern localities wipe out COVID-19: Minister

Entrusted by the Government, the army is determined to use all means and forces, within and even beyond its ability, together with Ho Chi Minh City, the southern provinces of Binh Duong, Long An and Dong Nai and other COVID-19-hit localities, to wipe out the pandemic and bring people’s life to normal, Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang has affirmed.