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Minister vows support for Lao ambassador to promote defence ties

The Minister of National Defence, General Ngo Xuan Lich, received Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuang in Hanoi on January 20, 

Vietnam, Cambodia beef up defence cooperation

Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to intensify defence cooperation in 2021, with the focus on stepping up border checks and patrols to prevent illegal entry and exit so as to contribute to each country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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).

Grand ceremony marks 75th anniversary of Vietnam People’s Army

The Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defence held a grand ceremony in Hanoi on December 21 to celebrate the 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) (December 22).

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 Thai Defence Forces pays official visit to Vietnam

The Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Gen. Ponpipaat Benyasri, is paying an official visit to Vietnam from December 19 to 21.

US to equip another ship for Vietnam coast guard

The move is part of activities to enhance the defense ties in the course of China's militarization in the East Sea.

US supports Vietnam and ASEAN’s stance on East Sea issue

The US supports Vietnam and ASEAN’s stance on the East Sea issue and will strive to make positive contributions to ensuring peace, stability, navigation and aviation freedom in the East Sea, has said US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper.

Vietnam, Russia step up military technical cooperation

Senior officials of Vietnam and Russia have discussed contents and measures to further promote bilateral defence cooperation in line with the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

Vietnam confers Gold Star Order on Lao People’s Army

The Vietnamese Party and State have conferred its highest decoration - the Gold Star Order - on the Lao People’s Army.

Vietnam, China forge defence cooperation

Minister of Defence Ngo Xuan Lich met with Xu Qiliang, Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of China, on the sidelines of the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum in the Chinese capital city on October 22.

Vietnam, EU sign Framework Participation Agreement

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have inked an agreement on the establishment of a framework for Vietnam’s participation in crisis management activities of the EU.

Shangri-La Dialogue 2019 wraps up

The Shangri-La Dialogue 2019 wrapped up in Singapore on June 2 with three plenary dialogue sessions focusing on the topics of China and international security cooperation.

Shangri-La Dialogue: VN Defence Minister calls for peaceful solutions to disputes

Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich called on parties concerned to work together to solve disputes in peaceful atmosphere, with partnership spirit and for community responsibility.


Vietnamese Defence Minister meets USINDOPACOM Commander

Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich met Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Admiral Philip Davidson in Hanoi on April 16.


Observance of int’l laws fundamental to security, peace: Defence Minister

 Independence, self-reliance, promotion of cooperation and observance of international laws are fundamental to security, peace and development, said Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich at the 17th Asia Security Summit or Shangri-La Dialogue.

Defence Minister attends ADMM Retreat in Laos

 A Vietnamese delegation led by Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich attended the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Retreat in Vientiane, Laos, from November 15-17 at the invitation from the Lao Defence Ministry.

VN Defence Minister hosts Thai, Singaporean ambassadors

 Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich received the Thai and Singaporean ambassadors to Vietnam at the ministry’s headquarters in Hanoi on October 6. 

Vietnam, India enhance defence cooperation

 Minister of Defence Ngo Xuan Lich and his visiting Indian counterpart Manohar Parrika agreed to deepen bilateral defence ties at their talks in Hanoi on June 5.

Vietnamese Defence Minister invited to speak at 15th Shangri-La Dialogue

 The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) invited Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich to speak on the second day of the upcoming 15th Shangri-La Dialogue on June 4.