ASEAN, Australia strengthen defence cooperation

13:32 | 11/11/2021

( - The ASEAN - Australia Defence Ministers’ Informal Meeting was held online on November 10 under the co-chair of Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Brunei’s Second Defence Minister and Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton. Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien leading the Vietnamese delegation attended the event.

Special ASEAN-US Summit opens
10:44 | 02/16/2016
( - The special ASEAN-US Summit kicked off in Sunnylands, California, the US, on February 15 (US time) with the presence of US President Barack Obama and leaders of the 10 ASEAN member countries.
Flag raising ceremony marks ASEAN Community’s formation
16:01 | 12/31/2015
( - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held an ASEAN flag raising ceremony in Hanoi on December 31 to celebrate the official formation of the ASEAN Community.
Vietnam denounces attacks on civilians in Paris: spokesman
21:52 | 11/15/2015
( - Vietnam vehemently condemns bloody attacks on civilians in France’s Paris on November 13 that have caused heavy casualties, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said.
Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Hien receives Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology
21:51 | 11/15/2015
( - Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Hien, Deputy Defence Minister, welcomed Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Pocivalsek to Hanoi on November 13th.
Party chief welcomes first visit by Icelandic President
15:16 | 11/06/2015
( - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong welcomed President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, the first Icelandic President to visit Viet Nam, at a reception in Ha Noi on November 4.
Deputy PM, FM Minh meets with UK Vice Chief of Defense Staff
15:15 | 11/06/2015
( - Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh on Wednesday met with Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Vice Chief of the UK Defense Staff who is on a working visit to Viet Nam from November 3-5.
Party chief holds talks with Japanese Prime Minister
15:56 | 09/16/2015
( - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that Vietnam considers Japan a leading and long-term partner and Vietnam’s firm foreign policy stance is a reflection of that.
Vietnam, Japan issue joint vision on relations, ink six deals
15:54 | 09/16/2015
( - Vietnam and Japan on September 15 issued a statement on a join vision for their relations on the occasion of Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to Japan from September 15-18.
AIPA, European Parliament boost cooperation
09:49 | 09/11/2015
( - Member states of the European Parliament (EP) expressed their willingness to provide technical support to member countries of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly ( AIPA ) at a dialogue in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on September 9. The dialogue was part of the 36th General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly ( AIPA 36 ), which is taking place in Kuala Lumpur from September 6-12.
Vietnam-Thailand joint press communique issued
18:17 | 07/24/2015
( - Vietnam and Thailand issued a joint press communique on the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s official visit to Thailand on July 23, which emphasised measures to strengthen the Strategic Partnership between the two countries at the dawn of the fifth decade of bilateral relations.
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