Sr. Lt. Gen. Pham Ngoc Minh receiving the US delegation 
The statement was made by Senior Lieutenant General Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, at a reception for a delegation from the US National Defense University on April 3.  

General Minh highly appreciated the US delegation’s visit and hoped that they would learn more about Vietnam, its people, and army. He said that in the coming time the two militaries should boost their cooperation in the fields of mutual concern, such as delegation exchange, relief of post-war consequences, military medicine, training, search and rescue, humanitarian relief, and experience sharing in peacekeeping operations.

At the reception, the guest thanked the host for the warm reception and believed that the Vietnam-US defense cooperation would be effectively developed for each other’s benefits, making contributions to maintaining peace, stability, and development in the region and the world as a whole.

Translated by Tran Hoai