Defence Minister leads delegation to India security talks
HA NOI — Senior
Lieutenant General Nguyen Huy Hieu, Party Central Committee member and Deputy
Minister of National Defence led a high-ranking military delegation to India, at
the invitation of Indian Deputy Defence Minister Vijay Singh.
The delegation attended
the 3rd security dialogue at deputy defence ministerial level between Viet Nam
and India, held from November 27-29.
During talks with Indian
Deputy Defence Minister Vijay Singh, the two sides valued results of national
defence co-operation between the two countries in recent years.
They also mulled areas for
future defence co-operation, in line with the two country’s growing strategic
partnership as defined during Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s recent visit to
The two sides discussed
Viet Nam’s experience in fighting terrorism, assuring marine security,
managing borders, strengthening the management role of the State and
During his visit, Hieu
also met with Indian Defence Minister A K Antony and other military commanders
and visited India’s West Air Force Commander and Indian National Defence
Academy. — VNS