U.S.-Vietnam Defense Policy Dialogue

Department of Defense spokesperson Lt. Col. Martin Meiners provided the following readout:

Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Ely Ratner co-chaired the annual U.S.-Vietnam Defense Policy Dialogue (DPD) with Vietnam Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien today in Washington, D.C. The DPD is the highest-level forum for advancing bilateral defense cooperation between the United States and Vietnam, and this year’s meeting took place against the backdrop of the tenth-anniversary year for the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership, as well as the beginning of the recently elevated U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

The two leaders reaffirmed the importance of the U.S.-Vietnam partnership amid […]

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