Vietnamese military delegation at the party. Photo: kienthuc.net.vn

Speaking at the party, Senior Lieutenant General Be Xuan Truong, Deputy-Defense Minister, said 2017 saw many important events in the Vietnam-Russia ties. Activities highlighting the relationship between the two defense ministries will be held this year.

In January 2018, Russian Defense Minister General Sergei Shoigu paid an official visit to Vietnam. The Vietnamese Defense Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich will take part in the seventh international security conference in Moscow this April.

Additionally, the two sides will hold the fourth Defense Strategic Dialogue at the Deputy-Defense Ministerial level.

Translated by Lam Anh