Chief of Staff of U.S. Air Force welcomed
10:04 | 20/08/2019

VGP - Chief of the General Staff of the Viet Nam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang received Chief of Staff of the US Air Force Gen. David Goldfein in Ha Noi on August 19 .

Chief of the General Staff of the Viet Nam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang (R) receives Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force Gen. David Goldfein, Ha Noi, August 19, 2019
At the reception, Mr. Goldfein expressed his belief that bilateral defence ties will thrive for the sake of each country, thus contributing to peace, stability and development in the region and the world.

He suggested that both sides should continue increasing the exchange of visits and professional consultations and sharing experience in flight safety, aviation medicine, search and rescue operations, English and pilot training. 

In turn, Mr. Giang told his guest that defence ties between Viet Nam and the U.S. are growing in line with the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding on defence cooperation signed in 2011 and the Viet Nam – U.S. Joint Vision Statement on Defence Relations signed in 2015. 

Viet Nam and the U.S. have reaped effective results in bilateral defence cooperation such as exchange of delegations, dialogue consultation, settlement of war consequences, search and rescue, humanitarian assistance, medical medicine and United Nations peacekeeping. 

By Hoang Ha

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