Minister of National Defence General Phung Quang Thanh held talks with his Lao counterpart Senior Lieutenant General Sengnuon Saynhalat in Hanoi on September 16.

Both ministers shared their opinions on regional and global issues, reviewed the outcomes of their cooperation so far, and proposed measures to push the defence ties between the two nations forward.

Minister Sengnuon Saynhalat is the head of the high-level military delegation to Vietnam from September 15-20, with the aim of cementing bilateral cooperation in the field and enhancing the traditional friendship and solidarity between Vietnamese-Lao armies and peoples.

The Lao guests are scheduled to meet President Truong Tan Sang and visit the High Command of Air Defence and Air Force and other military units.-VNA