Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. General Phan Văn Giang. — VNA/VNS Photo Nhan Sáng
HÀ NỘI – 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 delegation is led by Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. General Phan Văn Giang, who is also Chief of the General Staff of the VPA.
The trip is being made at the invitation of Admiral Harry. B. Harris, Commander of the US Pacific Command, and General Jonathan. H. Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff of Canada.
The Vietnamese delegation’s attendance at the event has affirmed Việt Nam’s role and position in the region and the world at large through multilateral forums on military and national defence.
It contributes to asserting Việt Nam’s foreign policy of multilateralisation and diversification of relations, as well as its active, proactive and responsible international integration. — VNS