Russia and Vietnam draft International Military Activity Plan 2020
Russia and Vietnam are developing a Plan of cooperation in the military field as well as holding joint exercises for the next three years.
This was stated by the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergei Shoigu during his meeting with the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang in course his official visit to Hanoi.
According to the Russian Defence Minister, cooperation between two states is strategically important. As he noted, the bilateral political dialogue at the highest level has been developing.
At his meeting with the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong, Sergei Shoigu stated that Russia was expecting signing of the plan in the near future.
The head of the Russian military department noted that Russia and Vietnam had a long history of joint combat experience.
According to him, Russia and Vietnam are the countries, which had been confirming and proving their mutual trust and respect.
Partnership of Russia and Vietnam is aimed to provide defence capability to both countries.