VN, Japan reinforce defence ties
17:12 | 26/11/2019

VGP- The seventh Viet Nam-Japan Defense Policy Dialogue was held in Ha Noi on November 25. 

Deputy Minister of National Defense, Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh and Japan's Vice Minister of Defense for International Affairs Nishida Yasunori co-chaired the event. 

The both sides evaluated the results of Viet Nam-Japan defense cooperation since the sixth dialogue session in July, 2018 so far and the direction of international cooperation within bilateral and multilateral frameworks in the next years, aiming to bring the two countries’ in-depth and effective defense cooperation

Since 2009, Japan has provided nearly US$5.5 million in aid for two bomb and mine clearance projects in the central provinces of Quang Tri and Ha Tinh.

The High Command of Chemical Arm of the Viet Nam People’s Army is working with Japanese firm Shimizu to test dioxin treatment technologies at Bien Hoa airport while the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is considering supplying equipment for the assessment and control of dioxin contamination.

                                                                                                                    By Hoang Ha

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