|Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh meets Director of the Russian Federal Security Service General Bortnikov A.V in Ha Noi.—VNA/VNS Photo
HA NOI (VNS)— Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh gave a warm reception yesterday for visiting Director of the Russian Federal Security Service (RFSS) General Bortnikov A.V, who is leading a high-ranking delegation around Viet Nam from April 2-4.
Minister Thanh hailed the Russian official's working visit, expressing his belief that it will strengthen the friendship and cooperation between the two governments and people, as well as between his ministry and the RFSS.
Thanh spoke highly of the achievements the Russians have attained in recent years and thanked the country and its people for the support given to Viet Nam in national construction and defence.
The officials discussed measures to foster cooperation and contribute to maintaining peace and security in the region and the world at large. — VNS