PANO – A high-ranking delegation of the Cambodian Defence Ministry, led by General Tia Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, paid a visit to Vietnam from March 6th to 7th.
The two sides held talks in Ho Chi Minh City on March 6th, informing each other the political, socio-economic, defence and security situation over the past time. They also discussed defence cooperation and affirmed that the bilateral defence cooperation has earned significant results, serving as the backbone for the relations of the two countries.
Vietnam’s Defence Minister, General Phung Quang Thanh, thanked Cambodia’s Government and Ministry of Defence for their support towards the people and army of Vietnam, especially in searching and collecting Vietnamese martyrs’ remains. The general further stressed that Vietnam’s people and army would always stand by the people and the Royal Armed Forces of Cambodia in their cause of national construction and safeguarding.
For his part, the Cambodian General affirmed that Camcodia’s people and armed forces would always uphold the Vietnam-Cambodia traditional friendship and commit themselves to whole-heartedly promoting this traditional relationship.
The two sides agreed that their defence cooperation in the coming time would be intensively and extensively strengthened in such areas as delegation exchange, education and training, collection of martyrs’ remains, joint management of borderline, etc.
The two generals signed the Protocol and Plan for Cooperation in 2015 between the two ministries.
Translated by Huu Khoi
Đăng ký: VietNam News