The Japanese delegation is in Vietnam to take part in the 11th Vietnam-Japan defense exchange, which is sponsored by the Sasakawwa Peace Fund of Japan.

Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh and Japanese delegates in a group photo

During the reception, General Vinh thanked the Sasakawwa Peace Fund of Japan for implementing many defense exchange programs over the past time.

He also hopes that the fund would continue launching more exchanges and cooperation activities between the two countries, contributing to boosting bilateral defense cooperation activities in the time to come.

For his part, General Makoto hoped that Vietnam and Japan would promote bilateral cooperation, especially in defense, in the coming time.

Translated by Khanh Ngan