Vietnam, Japan discuss ways to boost defence ties

  • Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, on 12 Apr held online talks with General Yoshida Yoshihide, Chief of Staff of the Japan Self-Defence Forces Joint Staff.
  • During the conversation, Cuong congratulated Yoshida Yoshihide on his new position, expressing his belief that the Japanese official will reap new successes and make active contributions to the cooperation between the Vietnam People’s Army and the Japan Self-Defence Forces, thus deepening the extensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan.
  • He emphasised that the bilateral defence cooperation has received due attention and gained practical outcomes, as the two sides have signed numerous important cooperation agreements that can be served as a foundation to boost collaboration activities.

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