Strengthen defense cooperation Vietnam-Spain
Upper Ministerl Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defense. (Photo: Tran Le Lam / VNA)
General Nguyen Chi Vinh, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy
Minister of Defense, led by Defense delegation visited Vietnam to work
in Spain from 2 to 4/12 at the invitation of State Secretary Spanish defense Pedro Argüelles Salaverria.
morning, at the headquarters of the Spanish Defence Ministry, Defence
Delegation Vietnam by Senior Upper Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and
delegation led by Defence Spain by Pedro Argüelles Salaverria he led,
was conducted audience.
At the meeting, Senior Upper Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh has conveyed
the Minister of Defence of Vietnam, General Phung Quang Thanh, Minister
of Defence to Spa
r Nguyen Chi Vinh said that last time, the
Vietnam-Spain has developed rapidly on many fronts, especially since the
two countries to upgrade ties to strategic partnership.
Upper Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh said Vietnam attaches great
importance to relations with Spain and wants to strengthen cooperation
with Spain, including defense relations, to match relationships
Upper Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh suggested next time the two sides should
actively implement defense cooperation on the basis of content MoU on
bilateral defense cooperation signed in 2010, which focuses on the areas
of exchange delegations
at all levels, cooperation between research bodies strategies, exchange
of training, exchange of experience in participating in the
peacekeeping operations of the United Nations, on demining remnants of
war competition, cooperation in the defense industry.
Upper Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh believes that the promotion of defense
cooperation will contribute actively to strengthen ties of friendship
and mutual understanding between the peoples and armies of the two
countries, in accordance with the interests of each country.
Defense secretary Spain appreciated the visit of the delegation of the
Ministry of Defense Vietnam and confident defense ties between the two
countries will develop in line with the strategic relations Bilateral
secretary said Spain Spain although affected by the economic
crisis-financial, defense budget cuts, but the Spanish army while
ensuring complete tasks in domestic and international.
Spain considered the deployment of defense cooperation agreement
signed with other countries, including Vietnam, is an important task.
Defense secretary Spain agreed with the proposed content of the
Vietnam defense cooperation and suggested the two sides should actively
implement in the near future.
State Secretary expressed his Spanish, with experience in participation
in the peacekeeping operations of the UN and in the work of demining,
Spain is ready to share experience and support Vietnam in this field.
the framework of the visit, Upper Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and
Defence delegation visited Vietnam several military units of the Spanish