Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has
said Vietnam considers Mongolia an important partner in the region and wants
the bilateral traditional friendship to keep growing in the near future.
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh (R) and Mongolian
Defence Minister Nyamaa Enkhbold (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong
Hoa Binh has said Vietnam considers Mongolia an important partner in the
region and wants the bilateral traditional friendship to keep growing in the
During a reception in Hanoi on November 28 for
Mongolian Defence Minister Nyamaa Enkhbold, Deputy PM Binh said the visit is
vivid evidence of the development of the traditional friendship and
all-around cooperation between the two countries, especially on the occasion
of the 65th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties this year.
He spoke highly of the outcomes of talks between the
two defence ministers and growing cooperation between the two armies,
especially in the fields of military medical training, defence industry,
sharing of experience in participating in United Nations peacekeeping
activities, culture and arts, and military sports.
The Vietnamese government always creates favourable
conditions for the two defence ministries to work effectively together, thus
contributing to deepening Vietnam – Mongolia traditional friendship, he
said, adding that Vietnam also stays ready to serve as a bridge for ties
between Mongolia and ASEAN.
Enkhbold, for his part, informed his host on the
outcomes of talks between he and his Vietnamese counterpart, which focused
on the implementation of the memorandum of understanding on cooperation
signed between the two defence ministries in 2013.
He believed that defence relationship will lay a
trustworthy foundation for the two countries’ ties.
Mongolia wants to lift ties with Vietnam to a
greater height, he said, adding that Vietnam is an important and trustworthy
partner of Mongolia in the ASEAN.
He also affirmed Mongolia’s external policy of
continuing to intensify ties with Vietnam./.