Deputy Defense Minister visits China
17:23 | 20/02/2019

VGP - Chinese Minister of National Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Wei Fenghe received Deputy Minister of National Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, who is on a working trip to China from February 19-22.

Chinese Minister of National Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Wei Fenghe receives Deputy Minister of National Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh

At the reception, Mr. Wei Fenghe said China attaches great importance to its comprehensive strategic cooperative relationship with Viet Nam.

The collaboration between Vietnamese and Chinese armies has been expanded over the past few years with positive developments and more practical cooperation mechanisms reached, he added.

The official accepted the invitation of Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich to visit Viet Nam at an appropriate time.

In turn, Deputy Minister of National Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh said the purpose of his visit is to promote high-level exchanges between the two countries’ armies and build bilateral cooperation plans in the fields of military medicine, human resources training, search and rescue, defence industry, and involvement in UN peacekeeping activities.

Mr. Vinh asked the Chinese defence ministry to provide equipment for search and rescue forces as well as engineer corps joining UN peacekeeping forces.

By Vien Nhu

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