A high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence led by its Deputy Minister, Lieut. Gen. Truong Quang Khanh, paid a working visit to Israel from September 11-15.

During the stay in Israel, the delegation was received by Defence Minister Ehud Barak and discussed measures to promote bilateral cooperation in national defence with Ehud Schorwetter Shani, General Director of the Israeli Ministry of Defence.

Additionally, the delegation also visited some factories and industrial defence bases in the country.

The visit contributed to increasing understanding and promoting friendship and cooperation for mutual benefit between the two countries in the field of national defence in general, and in science-technology and defence industry in particular.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Israel Dinh Xuan Luu also joined the delegation./.