HA NOI (VNS)— Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh hosted a reception for visiting Indonesian Deputy Defence Minister Lieut Gen Syamfrie Sjamsoeddin in Ha Noi yesterday.
During the talks, host and guest reviewed the fine traditional relationship between the two countries.
Co-operation in defence between the two sides had been carried out in line with documents they signed in 2010, they agreed.
They also voiced the need to enhance the exchange of officers at all levels and cooperate in defence while sharing experience in training officers and soldiers to participate in the UN's peace-keeping force.
Sjamsoeddin took the occasion to introduce the Indonesian-made CN-295 aircraft, on which he and his entourage flew to Viet Nam this time.
CN-295 is assembled by the PT.Dirgantara Group, using components of Airbus Group, the world's leading aircraft manufacturer. — VNS