HA NOI — The first national defence strategy dialogue at the deputy minister level between Viet Nam and the Republic of Korea was organised yesterday in Ha Noi.
The meeting chairs – Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, and South Korean Vice Defence Minister Lee Young-geol – agreed that military ties between the two countries had seen positive and efficient developments.
Military relations had gone along with the overall strategic partnership by which the two countries were bound, they said.
During the meeting, the two sides agreed to further bilateral and multilateral co-operation in national defence.
The second dialogue was scheduled for 2013 in South Korea.
The South Korean Vice Minister also met with Vietnamese Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh later in the day. — VNS