PANO – Deputy Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh on March 24th received Mr. Tim Rieser, Clerk at the Senate Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations Appropriations, on the occasion of his working visit to Vietnam.

The detoxification project in Danang Airport. Source:

During the reception, the two sides focused on bilateral cooperation in overcoming consequences of bombs, mines and Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam, though the work has obtained practical achievements. General Vinh highly appreciated US’s responsibilities, efforts and cooperation in surmounting bombs, mines, Agent Orange/dioxin consequences and hoped to receive further assistance from the US for the work in the coming time.

Furthermore, the two sides agreed that the the fine results of the detoxification project in Danang Airport has opened an effective new cooperation mechanism between the two countries. They also discussed the possibility that the US will assist Vietnam to treat dioxin remnants at Bien Hoa Airport.

Translated by Tran Hoai