President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin’s Vietnam visit covered in Egyptian, Israeli media

Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin's visit to Vietnam was widely covered by Egyptian and Israeli media.

Egyptian online newspaper Youm Sabaa said President Rivlin was escorted by business representatives and military officials. High on his agenda is boosting economic, security, and military cooperation between Vietnam and Israel. The Voice of Israel reported yesterday/ on Tuesday that during a talk with President Tran Dai Quang, President Rivlin confirmed Israel's desire for a free trade agreement with Vietnam. President Tran Dai Quang said the Israeli President's visit to Vietnam will strengthen ties, especially in the fields of economy and science-technology.

The Jerusalem Post reported that Rivlin attended bilateral economic conference, visited an exhibition of Vietnamese defense equipment, and witnessed a signing ceremony of the TH Group and two Israeli companies, Staromedic and Medicdan. In the course of his various meetings, Rivlin discussed future scientific research cooperation between Israeli and Vietnamese institutes.

Source: VOV5