18 May 2017

News Story: Vietnam attends ASEAN defence meeting in Philippines

Hanoi (VNA) – A delegation of the Vietnam People’s Army is participating in the 14th ASEAN Chiefs of Defence Forces Informal Meeting (ACDFIM-14) in Manila, the Philippines, from May 17-19.

The guests were led by Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) newspaper reported.

Attending such meetings is part of Vietnam’s efforts to affirm its position in the region and world and to reiterate the Party and State’s external policy of multilateralisation, diversification, as well as international integration.

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