Deputy Defence Minister Sen Lieut Gen. Nguyễn Chí Vịnh and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for South and Southeast Asia of the US Dr. Joseph Felter co-chaired the Việt Nam-US defence policy dialogue 2017 in Washington DC on Tuesday.
The Việt Nam People’s Army (VPA) should always remain alert and continually improve its combat strength, President Trần Đại Quang, Chairman of the Defence and Security Council and Commander of Armed Forces, said yesterday.
Leading Islamist militant Isnilon Hapilon, who is on the United States' list of "most wanted terrorists", has been killed in the battle to reclaim a rebel-held Philippines city, the defence minister said on Monday.
After a half-century of armed struggle, the Colombian armed forces and the country's last guerrilla group, the ELN, began on Sunday a historic, if possibly temporary, truce.
Defence Minister Gen Ngô Xuân Lịch held talks yesterday with Vice Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission, Gen Fan Changlong, as part of the fourth Việt Nam-China border defence friendship exchange.
Officials in Florida’s Key West and popular Caribbean tourist islands ordered people to evacuate on Tuesday (local time) as Irma, a "potentially catastrophic" Category Five hurricane, was set to make landfall.
A high-ranking delegation of the Việt Nam People’s Army (VPA) is attending the 20th Asia-Pacific Chiefs of Defence Conference in Canada from September 4-6.
The fifth Việt Nam-Japan defence policy dialogue took place in the south central province of Khánh Hòa’s Nha Trang City yesterday under the co-chair of Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyễn Chí Vịnh and his Japanese counterpart, Manabe Ro.
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng hailed the Central Military Commission for well performing its military and national defence tasks during a conference in Hà Nội on August 29.
Việt Nam and Australia reaffirmed the strength of their relationship yesterday as Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc received Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne in Hà Nội.