Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien receives Chilean Ambassador to Vietnam

15:24 | 05/26/2023

(Bqp.vn) - Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien hosted a reception for newly-appointed Chilean Ambassador to Vietnam Sergio Narea in Hanoi on May 25.

At the reception.

At the reception, Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien congratulated Mr. Sergio Narea on his appointment as Chilean Ambassador to Vietnam and hoped that the diplomat would have a successful working term in Vietnam, contributing to further strengthening the Vietnam - Chile comprehensive partnership.

Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien presenting a souvenir to Chilean Ambassador to Vietnam Sergio Narea.

He emphasized that despite geographical distance, Vietnam and Chile share some similarities and strive for independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation, and development. He said that Vietnam treasures the comprehensive partnership with Chile and hoped to foster the multifaceted relationship with the country, including defense ties.

Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien suggested Ambassador Sergio Narea to pay attention to strengthening the bilateral defense cooperation focusing on delegation exchange, training, defense industry, military medicine, and U.N. peacekeeping operations. He asked the two sides to study to build a memorandum of understanding on bilateral defense cooperation to facilitate the development of Vietnam - Chile defense cooperation in the coming time.  

Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien and delegates in a joint photo.

For his part, the Chilean diplomat stressed that Chile treasures and hopes to promote the relationship with Vietnam in different fields, especially defense cooperation and U.N. peacekeeping operations. He affirmed to do utmost to foster the Vietnam - Chile comprehensive partnership, including bilateral defense cooperation.

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