12 July 2017

News Story: Defence links – crucial pillar in Vietnam-Japan ties - Minister

Hanoi (VNA) – Defence cooperation between Vietnam and Japan has deepened and become a key pillar in the bilateral relations, said Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich. 

At a reception for visiting Honorary Chairman of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Yohei Sasakawa on July 10, the minister said defence links between the two countries have been fostered through regular meetings of the two armies’ senior leaders. 

Exchange activities and experience sharing among naval, coast guard, and air forces of the two sides have been expanded, contributing to enhancing mutual understanding and trust between the two armies, Lich said. 

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