Dutch Defense Minister visits VN
16:30 | 26/09/2011

VGP – Dutch Defense Minister Hans Hillen arrived in Hà Nội on Sunday to begin his official visit to Việt Nam at the invitation of Minister of National Defense Phùng Quang Thanh.

On Monday morning, the two defense ministers held talks, agreeing to boost exchange of delegations at all levels and military cooperation. They shared experience in coping with climate change and natural disasters.

After the talks, the two ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding on defense cooperation between the two countries’ armies.

Mr. Thanh expressed his belief that the visit would contribute to strengthening mutual understanding and friendship between the two armies.

The guest congratulated Việt Nam on successful organization of the 4th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM-4).

By Hải Minh

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