At the reception, General Chien affirmed that the Vietnamese Government and Ministry of National Defense have always attached importance to developing a strategic partnership with the RoK, considering it as a foundation for accelerating the bilateral defense ties in a more practical and effective manner.

Sr. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien (right) and Colonel Ryou Jae Guen at the reception

Congratulating Colonel Ryou Jae Guen on successfully completing his term of office in Vietnam, General Chien spoke highly of the RoK defense attaché's significant contributions to enhancing the defense cooperation between the two countries over the past time. He also congratulated Colonel Kim Dae Young on his new post as RoK defense attaché to Vietnam, stressing that the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defense will create favorable conditions for him to fulfill his tasks in the time to come.

Translated by Trung Thanh