Leading defence official meets US ambassador

(VNA) Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception for US Ambassador David B.Shear in Hanoi on Sept. 15.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed cooperative contents in defence between the US and Vietnam before Vinh’s visit to the US .

The two sides affirmed that the results of bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries in the recent time were the foundation for future cooperation and looking towards the signing of a memorandum of understanding on bilateral defence cooperation to further strengthen cooperative ties.

Vinh expressed his hope that in his tenure, ambassador David B.Shear will continue to make more contribution to promoting relations between the two countries, including the defence ties./.