Vietnamese Minister of National Defence and Japanese counterpart inform regional and international issues
Vietnamese Minister of Defence Ngo Xuan Lich  (Photo by Hong Pha)

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich (Photo by Hong Pha)

They appreciated the timely sharing of knowledge and experience in fighting the pandemic by military medical experts of the two countries.
Minister Lich congratulated Kishi over his appointment as Defence Minister and expressed his hope that the minister will work to deepen result-oriented defence cooperation between Vietnam and Japan, reported VNA.
The ministers agreed to quickly implement contents in bilateral defence cooperation after the COVID-19 pandemic is controlled, with a focus on human resources and military medical training, peacekeeping, settlement of war consequences and other issues of mutual interest.
Minister Lich thanked the Government and Defence Ministry of Japan for their support and effective coordination with Vietnam during 2020, the year of Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship, particularly in the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Plus 3 framework. He invited Minister Kishi to attend the ADMM Plus 3 slated to be held online from December 9 to 11.

Japanese Minister of National Defense Kishi Nobuo  (Photo by Hong Pha)

Japanese Minister of National Defence Kishi Nobuo (Photo by Hong Pha)

Minister Kishi accepted the invitation, and thanked Vietnam for creating favourable conditions for ships of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force to dock at Cam Ranh international port for logistics and technical services./.


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