Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defence Minister hosted a reception for visiting Admiral Luechai Ruddit, Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Navy on June 18.
|Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang (R), Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defence Minister, meets with Admiral Luechai Ruddit, Commander in Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, on June 18|
At the meeting, Sen. Lt. Gen. Giang noted that the defence cooperation between Vietnam and Thailand has expanded over the past years.
He lauded and highly valued the partnership between the Vietnam People’s Navy and the Royal Thai Navy, with diverse cooperation contents such as delegation exchange, joint patrol, information exchange, personnel training, hotline operation, and visits of vessels.
He expressed his hope that the two sides will continue promoting the current cooperation fields, while seeking new areas to suit the demand and capacity of each side.
The two sides should consult and support each other at multilateral forums, he added.
Giang pledged to continue creating favourable conditions for the naval forces of both sides to further foster their affiliation in the future.
For his part, Admiral Luechai Ruddit committed to working hard to further bolster the partnership between the naval forces of Vietnam and Thailand.
He proposed that the two sides conduct more joint patrol to timely deal with arising matters, and maintain security at sea for the growth of each country and the region.-VNA
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