Defence cooperation important to Vietnam-Russia ties: President

(VOVWORLD) - President Tran Dai Quang told visiting Russian Minister of Defence Sergey Shoyu on Tuesday that cooperation in defence and military technology continues to play an important role in Vietnam-Russia relations.
Defence cooperation important to Vietnam-Russia ties: President - ảnh 1President Tran Dai Quang receives Russian Defense Minister  Sergey Shoyu in Hanoi, January 23, 2018. 

At a reception for the Russian Defense Minister in Hanoi, President Quang spoke highly of the development of the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership and high-level agreements reached in 2017. Vietnam always remembers Russia’s great support for the country’s past struggle for national liberation and current nation building and safeguarding, he said, affirming Vietnam’s consistent policy of strengthening the partnership in all fields.

Earlier, Minister Shoyu and his Vietnamese counterpart Ngo Xuan Lich discussed measures to consolidate and develop the traditional friendship and comprehensive relations. They mapped out a plan for cooperation until 2020, with the focus on military technological and training partnership and delegation exchanges to share experience.