Nhan Dan – Military co-operation between Vietnam and Japan has always been strengthened, contributing to the promotion of friendly ties between the two countries.
This affirmation was made by Vietnamese Minister of National Defence, General Phung Quang Thanh while receiving Japanese Vice Minister of Defence Shimojo Mitsu in Hanoi on January 17.
Earlier that same day, the Japanese delegation, led by the Vice Minister, also held talks with Vietnamese Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence.
The two sides discussed their respective country’s armed forces development, and shared their ideas about regional and international issues of mutual concern.
They also agreed to enhance co-operation in delegation exchanges, training, policy research, and search-and-rescue activities at sea.