VN, Czech boost cooperation in national defense

17:12 | 15/08/2014

VGP – Chief of the General Staff of the Viet Nam People’s Army Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty on August 15 held talks with Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Army Petr Pavel.

Minister of National Defense Phung Quang Thanh (R) receives Chief of the General Staffof the Czech Army Petr Pavel, Ha Noi, August 15, 2014 – Photo: VNA

The Czech Army delegation’s visit to Viet Nam aims to strengthen bilateral defense cooperation and enhance the traditional relationship between the two nations’ armies and peoples.

At the talks, the two sides exchanged experience on armed services establishment and modernization and issues of international and regional concerns.

They discussed measures to accelerate the bilateral defense cooperation in the future, focusing on exchanging high-ranking delegations, training, national defense industry, science and technology and military technology.

They agreed to set up an Action Plan on bilateral defense cooperation to launch effectively measures proposed in the Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral defense cooperation between the two nations’ Ministries of National Defense.

By Thuy Dung