Defense minister attends ADMM Retreat, 9th ADMM Plus
VGP - Defense Minister Gen. Phan Van Giang is attending the ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) Retreat and the ninth ADMM Plus in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from November 21-23.
He is also attending the ASEAN-U.S. and ASEAN-India defense ministers' informal meetings.
His attendance at the events aims to affirm Viet Nam's role as an active, proactive and responsible member in promoting the ASEAN defense cooperation as well as defense cooperation between the bloc and its partners.
It also shows Viet Nam's strong support for Cambodia in its role as the Chair of the ADMM and the ADMM Plus 2022, while demonstrating Viet Nam's goodwill with the U.S. and Indian partners, thereby contributing to promoting the Viet Nam-U.S. and Viet Nam-India defense cooperation.
Bilateral meetings on the sidelines of these events are also an opportunity to contribute to strengthening defense ties and friendship in particular between Viet Nam and partners./.