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Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Phan Van Giang on June 2 hosted separately receptions for Ambassador of the Philippines to Vietnam Meynardo Los Banos Montealegre, and Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Jaya Ratnam.

VN talks defence relations with Canada and Laos

Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang had phone talks with his Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan on Thursday.

Vietnam, Australia cooperate in UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

Australia has supported Vietnam’s third rotation for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), airlifting Vietnamese defence members and equipment back to the home country, a move to consolidate the two countries’ bilateral ties.

Vietnam, China hold seventh defence strategy dialogue

Vietnam and China held their seventh defence strategy dialogue at the deputy ministerial level in Dongxing city in the Chinese province of Guangxi on April 23.

Defence cooperation key to addressing regional security issues: Official

Defence cooperation plays a significant role in settling regional security matters, especially in the context of COVID-19, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, said

Vietnam, US boost defence ties

The Vietnam- US comprehensive partnership has flourished in all spheres over the past years, including security and national defence.

Vietnam expands defence cooperation with RoK, India

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, on July 6 held phone talks with his RoK and Indian counterparts Park Jae-min and Ajay Kumar.

Vietnam, Russia boost bilateral defence cooperation

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh had an online discussion on July 3 with his Russian counterpart Sen. Lieut. Gen. A.V. Fomin, 

Vietnam boosts defence cooperation with Canada, Australia

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, on June 16, engaged in two online talks with Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister of Canada’s Department of National Defence, and 

Vietnam, EU to further strengthen defence cooperation

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Chairman of the EU Military Committee Gen. Claudio Graziano looked into Vietnam-EU defence cooperation during their teleconferenced talks on June 11.

ASEAN 2020: Defence ministers of Vietnam, Laos meet in Hanoi

Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich had a meeting with his Lao counterpart Gen. Chansamone Chanyalath in Hanoi on February 18 within the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat).

Vietnamese, Lao, Cambodian defence officials, units honoured

The State of Vietnam, the State of Laos and the Kingdom of Cambodia have bestowed orders upon leaders of their defence ministries, along with several collectives and individuals of the Vietnam People’s Army.

Chief of General Staff receives Japan’s Maritime Self-Defence Force Commander

Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of Defence, received in Hanoi on December 11 Commander of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force, Admiral Yamamura Hiroshi.

Vietnam, Australia hold 7th diplomatic – defence strategic dialogue

The 7th diplomatic – defence strategic dialogue between Vietnam and Australia, an annual activity since 2012, took place in Canberra on December 10.

Vietnam, India enhance defence ties

The Vietnamese Government, people and army always attach importance to comprehensively and practically developing relations with India, a senior Vietnamese officer has said.

Vietnam, Cambodia to enhance ties in border management, defence

The Border Guard High Command of Vietnam and the Ministry of National Defence of Cambodia held a meeting on August 27 to discuss border management and defence.


Defence minister hails Thailand’s role in ASEAN defence cooperation, affirms ties with Laos

Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich hailed Thailand’s role in promoting defence cooperation among ASEAN member states at his meeting with Thai Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan in Bangkok on July 10.

Vietnam, Singapore hold defence policy dialogue

Vietnam and Singapore want to step up the comprehensive and substantial development of defence links in the coming time as heard at their 10th defence policy dialogue.


Vietnamese, Chinese defence ministers hold phone talks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh and his Chinese counterpart Senior Lieut. Gen. Chang Wanquan discussed defence ties between Vietnam and China over the phone on December 31.

Defence cooperation, a pillar in Vietnam-Indonesia strategic partnersh

 Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu said defence cooperation is a pillar and an inseparable part of Vietnam-Indonesia strategic partnership and wished to bring the cooperation to the next level in the future.