In his speech, Colonel Edmund Tan, Singaporean Defense Attaché to Vietnam, underscored the close defense ties between Singapore and Vietnam, saying that this relationship will continue to play an important role in boosting trust and mutual understanding between the two countries, especially in the context of a changing regional and international security environment. 

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Colonel Edmund Tan, Singaporean defense attaché speaking at the event

The Singaporean officer hoped for closer cooperation with the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defense to lift the defense ties to a new height.

For his part, General Nam held that while the Vietnam-Singapore relationship has developed fruitfully, the bilateral defense cooperation has been cemented and has reaped substantial outcomes in various fields, such as all-level delegation exchange, young officer exchange, naval, military medical cooperation, training and information sharing.

The Vietnamese General also believed that with high political determination, good will and great efforts of the two sides, the bilateral defense ties will reach a new pinnacle with strong development.

Translated by Chung Anh