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Defence Minister returns home safely

Update: July, 27/2015 - 09:22
The Minister of National Defence, General Phung Quang Thanh, returned home from France on Saturday after being treated for a lung tumour in a Paris hospital. — VNA/VNS Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — The Minister of National Defence, General Phung Quang Thanh, returned home from France on Saturday after being treated for a lung tumour in a Paris hospital.

Assistant to the minister, Major General Ngo Quang Lien, said the minister's health was in a stable condition.

On July 20, Professor Pham Gia Khai from the board of health care told Vietnam News Agency that the tumour originated from an old war wound.

While the minister was on a working visit to France, the board helped French doctors arrive at the correct diagnosis and come up with a specific treatment plan. — VNS

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