At the meeting, Gen. Giang welcomed Gen. Robert Brown to Vietnam as a co-chair of the 42nd Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS-42) in Hanoi, and hoped that the seminar would be successful, leaving a strong impression of the country, its people and military on participants.

Gen. Giang (R) and General Robert B. Brown

Giang also affirmed that along with the fine Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership, the bilateral defense cooperation, including that between the two armies, has developed in many fields such as delegation exchanges at all levels, war consequence relief, search and rescue, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and experience-sharing in UN peacekeeping operations.

For his part, Gen. Robert Brown stressed that the first co-host of PAMS-42 of Vietnam and the US was an important premise and the ground for the two armies to continue to develop their cooperation in the coming time.

Earlier, the two generals co-chaired the opening ceremony of the PAMS-42 in Hanoi.

Translated by Lam Anh