Vietnam, France expect to boost defence cooperation

Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of National Defence has expressed his wish that France-Vietnam military cooperation continue to develop for the mutual benefit of the two countries’ armies and people.
Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of National Defence has expressed his wish that France-Vietnam military cooperation continue to develop for the mutual benefit of the two countries’ armies and people.

Receiving the co-president of the Vietnam-France joint committee on National Defence Cooperation, Laurent Bili, Deputy Minister Sen. Lt. Gen Nguyen Khac Nghien said he considered the French official’s visit a valuable opportunity for the two countries to exchange experience and explore possible areas of cooperation in national defence.

Nghien, who is also Chief of General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, said the two countries’ military cooperation has achieved fruitful results in training, exchanges of delegations, medical research and air force.

For his part, Bili expressed his pleasure upon his second working visit to Vietnam and talked about the outcome of the joint committee’s meeting.

He hoped that agreements reached during the working session would soon be put into action./.

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