Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyễn Chí Vịnh (r) welcomes Russian Ambassador to Việt Nam Konstantin Vnukov in Hà Nội on Monday.— Photo qdnd.vn
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyễn Chí Vịnh hosted a reception in Hà Nội on Monday for Russian Ambassador to Việt Nam Konstantin Vnukov.
Lauding new developments in Việt Nam-Russia defence ties, Vịnh expressed his belief that the upcoming Russia visit by Defence Minister Gen. Ngô Xuân Lịch would contribute to upgrading bilateral defence relations.
On the occasion, he suggested the Russian Defence Ministry took part in activities during Việt Nam's ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.
Vnukov, for his part, spoke highly of military and military technical co-operation between the two nations with substantive outcomes, especially in tropical durability, navy and personnel training.
The guest hoped that following the visit by Gen. Lịch, Russia-Việt Nam defence ties would be further deepened. — VNS