Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh gave a reception for Czech Ambassador to Vietnam Martin Kalepko in Hanoi on December 9.

Vinh spoke highly of the relations between the two Governments, armies and peoples over the past time.

He emphasised the new developments in the two countries’ military and defence links in the fields of personnel training and defence industry.

Host and guest reached a consensus on increasing all-level delegation exchanges, beefing up collaboration in humanitarian relief, defence industry, bomb and mine clearance and sharing with the Vietnamese side experience in engaging in the UN peacekeeping force.-VNA