March 18, 2017 | 21:32 (GMT+7)
Vietnam-US defense cooperation to be promoted
PANO – Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defense, received US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on March 17.
At the meeting, the two sides expressed their satisfaction with the good results of bilateral defense cooperation between Vietnam and the US in recent years, especially in delegation changes, military medical cooperation, overcoming post-war consequences, and search and rescue.
Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh (R) receives US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius. Photo: mod.gov.vn
For his part, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius also emphasized that the US would continue promoting cooperation with Vietnam in the coming time.
Additionally, General Vinh and Ambassador Osius discussed methods to boost bilateral defense cooperation in various areas, particularly activities to address post-war aftermaths in Vietnam, especially to clear bombs and mines left from the war and deal with Agent Orange/dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa Airport.
Translated by Lam Anh