Vietnam’s Minister of National Defense General Phung Quang Thanh has highlighted the third ministerial-level defense policy dialogue between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) as a boost to the bilateral friendship and mutual understanding.
Thanh’s remarks came out at his reception for RoK Deputy Minister of National Defense Baek Seung Joo who attended the dialogue in Hanoi on July 21.
The Korean official informed the host of the outcomes of the dialogue with his Vietnamese counterpart , Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.
Baek Seung Joo said he hopes the two armies will deploy their cooperation in a more practical and effective manner for their mutual benefits and that of the two people in the time to come.
During his stay in Vietnam from July 19-21, Baek Seung Joo paid a floral tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his Mausoleum and visited several units of the Vietnamese People’s Army.