General Phan Van Giang receives Deputy Defence Minister of the Republic of Korea

17:47 | 04/25/2024

( - On April 24, Defence Minister General Phan Van Giang received Deputy Defence Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kim Seon Ho, who came to Vietnam to co-chair the 11th Vietnam - RoK defence policy dialogue.

General Phan Van Giang and Deputy Defence Minister Kim Seon Ho.

General Phan Van Giang affirmed that Vietnam consistently values its diplomatic relations with the RoK, and wants to work with the country to further deepen bilateral ties for the common benefits of their people, contributing to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world. He acknowledged the RoK’s care and support for Vietnam’s efforts to overcome war consequences, including to clean up areas still contaminated with mines and bombs in Vietnam.

He also proposed the two sides continue to promote and actively implement the cooperation contents agreed by the two heads while co-chairing the 11th Vietnam - RoK Defense Policy Dialogue.

General Phan Van Giang took this occasion to invite the Korean Defence Ministry’s leaders and Korean defence enterprises to attend the Vietnam International Defence Expo 2024.

General Phan Van Giang presenting a souvenir to Deputy Defence Minister Kim Seon Ho.

Speaking highly of the two countries’ defence relations, Deputy Defence Minister Kim Seon Ho agreed to fully implement the contents of the Memorandum of Understanding on defence cooperation between the two defence ministries, and important cooperation activities agreed by the two defence ministers during General Phan Van Giang’s visit to the RoK in March 2023.


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