Addressing the event, which was held to mark the 75th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army and the 30th All-people Defense Festival, the defense attaché said Vietnam and the RoK have signed 10 MoUs on bilateral defense collaboration since 2010.

Under the signed documents, the two sides have worked together in many fields, he said, singling out as examples the partnership in maritime security, training and defense industry.

Vietnam’s defense attaché in the RoK Dinh Hung Tuan

Vietnam and the RoK have maintained the defense dialogue at deputy ministerial level, and the two Defense Ministries regularly exchanged all-level delegations.

The defense attaché also reported that Vietnam has established defence ties with more than 80 countries and international organisations, and defense attaché offices in 32 countries and at the United Nations.

He took the occasion to introduce the basic content in Vietnam’s Defense White Paper 2019, which clarifies the nature of the Vietnamese defense, which is peace and self-defense. It also points out challenges facing the Vietnamese defense and adjustments to the country’s defense policy.

Source: VNA