At the talks (Photo: http://www.mod.gov.vn/)
Hanoi (VNA) –
Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Lieut. Gen.
Nguyen Van Nghia had virtual talks with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Chief
of Staff Gen. Yoshida Yoshihide on July 7.
At the talks, Nghia
said he is ready to join hands with Gen. Yoshida to make contributions to
promoting cooperation between the countries’ ground forces and military forces
For his part, Gen. Yoshida
pledged to exert efforts in promoting friendship and cooperation between the
armed forces of Vietnam and Japan in the coming time in a deep, practical and
Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Nghia (Photo: http://www.mod.gov.vn/)
The two sides agreed
that the countries’ cooperation in national defence, and ground forces in
particular has been flourishing.
On the basis of
implementing the common perceptions reached by the countries’ Defence Ministers
at their online talks held on June 3, both sides agreed on a number of future cooperation
agreements between the ground forces.
Accordingly, they are
to increase exchange events to discuss issues of mutual concern and seek new
possible areas of cooperation, as well as military medicine. The sides will
share experience in joining United Nations peacekeeping missions, and cooperate
in addressing post-war bomb and mine consequences and COVID-19 prevention and
control, among others./.