Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 25 received Japanese Defence Minister Kishi Nobuo and Governor of Kanagawa prefecture Kuroiwa Yuji, part of his official visit to Japan.
Vietnam always attaches importance to its relations with neighbouring and ASEAN countries, including comprehensive cooperation with Thailand, Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang said at a reception for newly-appointed Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Nikonrndej Balankura in Hanoi on November 18.
The Party, State, Government and people of Vietnam take Japan as one of the partners of top importance which enjoys a high trust in the country’s foreign policy, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told visiting Japanese Defence Minister Kishi Nobuo in Hanoi on September 12.
Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien hosted a reception for the new Defence Attaché of the Philippines, Col. Ulysses S. Mancao, on September 7.
The 2021 Vietnam - Canada defence consultation took place via videoconference on July 7, highlighting that defence cooperation has been carried out effectively and reaped encouraging outcomes, the Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) daily reported.
The freshly-concluded visit to Vietnam by Lao Party General Secretary and State President Thongloun Sisoulith has become a historical milestone contributing to lifting the relations between the two countries to a new high, a Vietnamese Party official has affirmed.
Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang talked via videoconference with his Japanese counterpart Kishi Nobuo on June 3, agreeing to further intensify cooperation in military medicine to combat COVID-19 and other disease outbreaks.
Vietnam and France have enjoyed positive strides in their relations, especially in defence, over the years, thereby strengthening the strategic partnership, Minister of Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang has said.
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung and Mark Sinclair, Acting Deputy Secretary for the Americas and Asia Group at New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, co-chaired the 12th Vietnam-New Zealand Political Consultation via videoconference on May 13.
Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Phan Van Giang held a video call on May 6 with his Lao counterpart, General Chansamon Chanyalat, to discuss measures to boost defence cooperation suitable to the new circumstances.
Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang talked over phone with his Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on May 6.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the visiting Chinese State Councillor and Minister of National Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Wei Fenghe, in Hanoi on April 26.
Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang hosted an official welcome ceremony in Hanoi on April 25 for Chinese State Councillor and Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Wei Fenghe, who is paying an official visit to Vietnam from April 24-27.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Indonesian President Joko Widodo on April 23 compared notes on an array of matters, aiming to improve the efficiency of cooperation between the two countries.
The peacekeeping force of Vietnam has made considerable contributions over the past years, which have won the recognition and high evaluation from the United Nations and international friends, thereby helping to promote the country’s stature and prestige in the region and the world.
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung and State Secretary of Germany’s Federal Foreign Office Miguel Berger co-chaired the sixth meeting of the two countries’ strategic management group held in the form of videoconference on April 16.
Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang hosted a reception on April 16 for outgoing US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink, who came to bid farewell at the end of his term.
Vietnam’s peacekeeping force has worked to enhance the country’s position in promoting the implementation of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including maintaining sustainable peace around the world, Major General Hoang Kim Phung, Director of the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, has said.
Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang received ambassadors of Laos, Cambodia, China and Russia in Hanoi on April 14.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong highlighted security-defence ties as a pillar in the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership while hosting visiting Secretary of the Security Council of Russian Federation Nikolai Patrushev in Hanoi on March 17.