Vietnam boosts defense ties with India, Israel

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted separate receptions on Monday for the outgoing Indian and Israeli military attaches in Hanoi and their successors.

Receiving Indian military attache Colonel PS Punia and his successor Colonel Varandan Kumar, Deputy Minister Vinh said Vietnam-India defence relations are steadily expanding. He asked Colonel Punia to continue to foster the relationship in his new post.

The same day, Mr. Vinh met outgoing Israeli military attache Taibel Yaakov and his successor Bloria Hamama. Vinh said he hopes Mr. Yaakov will continue to boost cooperation, mutual trust, and understanding between the two nations and armies. Welcoming Ms. Hamama, Mr. Vinh said the Defence Ministry of Vietnam will create favorable conditions for her missions.

Source: VOV5