Deputy US Pacific Commander Visits Vietnam

Lieutenant General Daniel Leaf, Deputy Commander of the US Pacific Command, visited Hanoi Thursday to discuss cooperation potentials with Vietnamese military officials.

During his meeting with Lieutenant General Nguyen Duc Soat, Deputy Chief of General Staff of Vietnam People's Army, the two sides exchanged experiences in mine clearance and seach and rescue activities in natural disasters.

They also discussed cooperation possibilities in military medicine, English language training, the detoxification of toxic chemicals left from the war, and information exchange on soldiers missing in action during the war.

During their stay in Vietnam , Lt. Gen. Daniel Leaf and his delegation paid courtesy visits to leaders of the Foreign Ministry and the People's Committee of central Khanh Hoa province.

The US guests also visited the Vietnam Military History Museum and the airforce academy.