At the talks, General Tien and General Luanpairin shared the same view that the two countries have enjoyed sound bilateral defense ties, particularly in the fields of delegation exchanges, air force and naval cooperation, information sharing, and personnel training, making contribution to promoting mutual understanding and trust between the two militaries and peoples.

Major General Ngo Minh Tien (R) receives Major General Yuthakiat Luanpairin.

For his part, General Luanpairin thanked Vietnam for supporting Thailand during its ASEAN Chairmanship in 2019 and informed General Tien of the outcomes of his meeting with the Vietnamese Defense Ministry’s Defense Institute for International Relations.

General Tien highly valued the cooperation between the Vietnamese institute and Thai department over the past years and suggested that they should continue to boost their cooperation and actively make recommendations to the leadership of the two defense ministries.

The Vietnamese General affirmed that the Vietnamese Defense Ministry and the VPA’s General Staff would create favorable conditions for the two units to expand their cooperation in the coming time.

Translated by Van Hieu