Ground forces of Vietnam, Japan bolster cooperation

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Nghia had virtual talks with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Chief of Staff Gen. Yoshida Yoshihide on July 7.
Ground forces of Vietnam, Japan bolster cooperation hinh anh 1At the talks (Photo: http://www.mod.gov.vn/)
Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Nghia had virtual talks with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Chief of Staff Gen. Yoshida Yoshihide on July 7.

At the talks, Nghia said he is ready to join hands with Gen. Yoshida to make contributions to promoting cooperation between the countries’ ground forces and military forces at large.

For his part, Gen. Yoshida pledged to exert efforts in promoting friendship and cooperation between the armed forces of Vietnam and Japan in the coming time in a deep, practical and effective manner.
Ground forces of Vietnam, Japan bolster cooperation hinh anh 2Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Nghia (Photo: http://www.mod.gov.vn/)
The two sides agreed that the countries’ cooperation in national defence, and ground forces in particular has been flourishing.

On the basis of implementing the common perceptions reached by the countries’ Defence Ministers at their online talks held on June 3, both sides agreed on a number of future cooperation agreements between the ground forces.

Accordingly, they are to increase exchange events to discuss issues of mutual concern and seek new possible areas of cooperation, as well as military medicine. The sides will share experience in joining United Nations peacekeeping missions, and cooperate in addressing post-war bomb and mine consequences and COVID-19 prevention and control, among others./.
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