17 April 2017

News Story: French naval ships visit Ho Chi Minh City

BPC Mistral amphibious assault ship (LHD)
HCM City (VNA) - The French Navy’s amphibious assault ship Mistral and frigate Courbet arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on April 15, starting a week-long friendship visit to Vietnam.

The visit is part of the Vietnam-France defence cooperation plan for 2017, aiming to strengthen bilateral defence ties and strategic partnership.

While their ships are docked in Vietnam, the French naval officers are scheduled to meet leaders of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, the municipal High Command and the High Command of Naval Zone 2.

Read the full story at VietnamPlus