Chief of the General Staff and Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong chaired the event.

Sr. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Tan Cuong at the event

Accordingly, the organizing panel received more than 30 presentations by generals, experts, and scientists nationwide. The presentations offered an in-depth and objective analysis of the solidarity and friendship among the three countries in the past and at present, serving as a foundation for a comprehensive compilation on the topic.

During the conference, delegates analyzed and clarified fundamental theoretical and historical issues regarding the process of building and developing the trilateral solidarity in the periods of 1930-1945, 1945-1954, and 1954-1975. The delegates proposed practical solutions to further deepen solidarity and traditional friendship among peoples as well as the militaries of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, maintaining peace, stability and sustainable development in the new situation.

An overview of the event

Speaking at the event, Sr. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Tan Cuong commended the valuable contribution made at the event.

He called for a comprehensive analysis that considers the position and role of the Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia ties in history, the relationship between their governments and militaries, and the various factors influencing their ties in the new situation. This analysis, he said, should propose feasible solutions to continue to consolidate and tighten solidarity and friendship between the three countries.

Gen. Cuong also instructed the unit in charge of the topic to continue closely to coordinate with relevant agencies to ensure the timely and successful completion of the next future research.

Translated by Quynh Oanh