General Ngo Xuan Lich, member of the Politburo, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Defense Minister 
The event aims to demonstrate Vietnam's active participation in the areas of cooperation under the framework of ADMM and ADMM+. It is also an opportunity for Vietnam to continue to implement Vietnam's initiatives in the framework of defense cooperation in ASEAN, affirm Vietnam's status in the region and the world through its activities in multilateral forums as well as promote a common effort to maintain peace, stability and development in the region.

The official visit to the Philippines of the Vietnamese high-ranking delegation aims to discuss the contents and measures of bilateral defense cooperation with the host country, contributing to strengthening the strategic partnership between Vietnam and the Philippines in the coming time.

Translated by Lam Anh