At the reception

At the reception, General Chien and Ambassador Xiong Bo exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual concern as well as discussed measures to boost bilateral defense cooperation in the time to come.

Regarding cooperation in the COVID-19 prevention and control, General Chien expressed his thanks to the Chinese Ministry of National Defense for donating 200,000 doses of Vero Cell vaccine to the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defense last August. He said that the batch of Vero Cell vaccine were delivered to the front-line forces.

The deputy defense minister hoped that the Chinese ambassador will continue to play an important role in recommending the Chinese side to continue supporting COVID-19 vaccines, medical equipment and medicines to Vietnam.

Translated by Trung Thanh