Vietnamese, Russian defence ministers hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Russian defence ministers hold talks

Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang held talks with Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu in Moscow on December 1 within the framework of the official visit to Russia by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc from November 20 to December 2.
Vietnam, Australia hold fifth defence policy dialogue  Politics

Vietnam, Australia hold fifth defence policy dialogue

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien and Peter Tesch, Deputy Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Industry at Australia’s Department of Defence, co-chaired the two countries’ fifth defence policy dialogue on December 1.
Exhibition on Vietnam – Russia friendship underway in Hanoi Society

Exhibition on Vietnam – Russia friendship underway in Hanoi

The Vietnam Military History Museum has kicked off an exhibition in Hanoi on the fine traditional friendship between Vietnam and Russia. The event forms part of activities celebrating the 70th anniversary of establishment of defence ties between the two countries.
Vietnamese, Chinese border guards meet via webinar Society

Vietnamese, Chinese border guards meet via webinar

A webinar between border guards of the northwestern provinces of Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Dien Bien and Ha Giang and a delegation from China’s Yunnan provincial Immigration General Checkpoint took place on November 23.
Deputy Minister of National Defence promoted to Senior Lieutenant General Politics

Deputy Minister of National Defence promoted to Senior Lieutenant General

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chairman of the National Defence and Security Council and commander of the armed forces, presented to Deputy Minister of National Defence Pham Hoai Nam a decision on the deputy minister's promotion from the rank of Rear Admiral to Senior Lieutenant General at a ceremony on November 22.
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 attends 22nd ASEAN Chiefs of Army Multilateral Meeting World

Vietnam attends 22nd ASEAN Chiefs of Army Multilateral Meeting

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Nghia highlighted the importance of ASEAN military-defence cooperation as regional challenges continue to evolve complicatedly amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.