Defence Minister hosts Canadian diplomat

Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich on Tuesday hosted a reception for newly-appointed Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam Deborah Paul.

Mr. Lich said he hopes the diplomat will help further promote defence ties between the two countries, contributing to strengthening the Vietnam-Canada Comprehensive Partnership. Ms. Paul said Canada wants to receive support from Vietnam and other ASEAN members to join the ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting Plus. She praised Vietnam's UN peacekeeping activities, saying Canada is ready to share its experience in this work. The Canadian Ambassador promised to do her best to promote cooperation and friendship between the two countries, as well as bilateral defense ties.

Source: VOV5