Singapore, US reaffirm bilateral defence ties World

Singapore, US reaffirm bilateral defence ties

Singaporean Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen has held phone talks with US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin, during which they reaffirmed strong bilateral defence ties between the two countries and their desire to further deepen the relations.
India, Singapore hold 5th defence dialogue World

India, Singapore hold 5th defence dialogue

The fifth India-Singapore Defence Ministers Dialogue between Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Singaporean counterpart Ng Eng Hen was held via video conference on January 20.
Defence Minister receives Australian counterpart Politics

Defence Minister receives Australian counterpart

Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich hosted a reception in Hanoi on February 18 for Senator Linda Reynolds, Australian Defence Minister, within the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat.
Vietnam, Japan reinforce defence links Politics

Vietnam, Japan reinforce defence links

Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich and his Japanese counterpart Takeshi Iwaya agreed to continue pushing forward the effective and substantial development of bilateral defence ties during 2019 and following years during their talks in Hanoi on May 2.
Army official receives Thai guest Politics

Army official receives Thai guest

Vice Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Ngo Minh Tien hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 19 for Director of the Policy and Strategy Department under the Thai Defence Ministry’s General Department of Policy and Planning Yuthakiat Luanpairin.
Defence Minister holds talks with Cuban counterpart Politics

Defence Minister holds talks with Cuban counterpart

Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich - Politburo member, Vice Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Defence Minister - on November 26 held talks with Sen. Lieut. Gen. Leopoldo Cintra Frias, Politburo member, member of the State Council and Council of Ministers, and Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (MINFAR) of Cuba.
France’s naval ships visit Ho Chi Minh City Society

France’s naval ships visit Ho Chi Minh City

The French Navy’s Mistral-class amphibious assault ship Dixmude and La Fayette-class frigate FS Surcouf with 713 officers and sailors on board began their five-day visit to Ho Chi Minh City on June 1.
Vietnam wishes to further defence ties with EU Politics

Vietnam wishes to further defence ties with EU

Deputy Minister of Defence, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh has affirmed that Vietnam considers the European Union (EU) as an important partner and wishes to further develop bilateral defence ties.
Vietnam, Cuba enhance defence partnership Politics

Vietnam, Cuba enhance defence partnership

The ongoing visit to Cuba by a high-level Vietnamese military delegation from June 1-7 is a chance for the two countries to strengthen ties in various fields, including defence.