Sr. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien speaks at the event.

The event was chaired by Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien and attended by Deputy Chief of the General Department of Political Affairs (GDP) Lieutenant General Trinh Van Quyet and Deputy Chief of the General Staff Sr. Lt. Gen. Phung Si Tan.  

The conclusion on international integration and defense diplomacy by 2030 and the years to come holds important significance. It is to implement Vietnam’s consistent foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation, and development, diversification and multilateralization of external relations; ensuring the highest national interests based on fundamental principles of the United Nations Charter and international law, equality, cooperation, and mutual benefits; being a friend, a reliable partner, and an active and responsible member of the international community.

To effectively actualize the conclusion, the MND assigned the GDP to direct its relevant agencies to study and cooperate with agencies of the Public Security Central Party Committee, the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Party Committee to build documents to guide Party committees to actualize the conclusion. 

The MND also tasked its Department of Foreign Relations to study and make recommendations to higher levels to carry out the document, propose programs and plans to actualize the conclusion, and supervise and review the implementation. 

An overview of the conference

Concluding the conference, Sr. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien asked functional agencies to promptly study and propose programs and plans to carry out the conclusion in a coherent and effective manner.

Translated by Tran Hoai