At the reception, General Vinh highly valued the Vietnam-Israel defense cooperation which has achieved positive results over the past time.He also hoped that the visit of the SIBAT delegation to Vietnam would enhance the bilateral relationship.

Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh (R) and Director Mishel Ben Baruch

The host also affirmed that Vietnam will create favorable conditions for the Israeli delegation to visit and look for cooperation opportunities in line with Vietnam’s laws.

The two countries should also continue exchanging and improving practical cooperation in the fields of education and training, search and rescue, and defense industry, he added.

For his part, Mr. Ben Baruch briefed General Vinh on the results of the earlier meeting between the Israeli delegation and the Department of External Relations under the Vietnam Ministry of National Defense. He affirmed that the Israeli side is willing to expand defense cooperation with Vietnam, especially in the previously-mentioned fields.

Translated by Minh Anh