Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh yesterday received Lieutenant General Claudio Debertolis, General Secretary of the Ministry of Defence and Director of the National Armaments Directorate of Italy, who is leading a delegation of Italian officers on a visit to Viet Nam.
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At the reception, Minister Thanh applauded the delegation's visit to Viet Nam, expressing his hope that the two defence ministries would continue to strengthen their friendship and co-operation activities with the aim of benefiting both peoples and contributing to peace, stability, co-operation and development in the region and the world.
Lieutenant General Debertolis informed Thanh of the delegation's visit with Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, which focused on discussion about regional and international situations, and measures to further foster Viet Nam-Italy bilateral defence co-operation. — VNS