Vietnam People’s Army celebrates anniversary with foreign guests

Tuesday, 2017-12-12 11:36:00
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NDO/ VNA – Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA), Pham Ngoc Minh hosted a reception on December 11 for military attachés and ambassadors to Vietnam on the occasion of the 73rd founding anniversary of the VPA (December 22).

At the event, Senior Lieutenant General Minh recalled outstanding achievements of the VPA over the years. He thanked the ambassadors and military attachés for their contributions to defence cooperation between Vietnam and other countries.

The VPA Deputy Chief of General Staff also expressed his hope for a stronger friendship between the VPA and other countries’ armies, for the sake of regional and international peace, stability, cooperation, and development.

On behalf of the guests, Colonel Ton That Tuan, head of the US defence attaché office to Vietnam, voiced his belief that the VPA and other countries’ armies will launch many exchanges and joint activities throughout the coming year, thus developing sustainable and effective relations.