Seven Vietnamese officers to take on U.N. peacekeeping mission

17:15 | 02/08/2023

( - On February 7 in Hanoi, the Ministry of National Defense held a ceremony to hand over the President’s decisions to seven officers who will take on United Nations (U.N.) peacekeeping mission and review the term of office of the Vietnamese Working Group at the U.N. Peacekeeping Mission in the Central African Republic.

Party chief calls for greater support from the elderly
16:09 | 12/13/2013
(VDP) - The elderly, with their personal prestige, experience and pool of knowledge, should continue to serve as a mainstay for local administrations and residents, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has said.
Touching stories of General Nguyen Chi Thanh
16:07 | 12/13/2013
(VDP) - Warm-heartedness, caring for subordinate officers, simple lifestyle and no interest in wealth were seen as noble virtues of General Nguyen Chi Thanh.
Defence Minister pays working visit to Naval Region 4
17:33 | 12/11/2013
(VDP) - Minister of National Defence, General Phung Quang Thanh on December 10th paid a working visit to the Command of Naval Region 4.
Defence Minister holds Fatherland Protection exercise
08:15 | 12/10/2013
(VDP) - The Ministry of National Defence on December 5-7 conducted the 2013 Fatherland Protection Exercise under the direction of Minister General Phung Quang Thanh, Director of the General Department of Politics Senior Lieutenant General Ngo Xuan Lich and Deputy Minister cum Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty.
Can Tho holds 2013 defensive area exercise
17:05 | 12/08/2013
(VDP) - The Southern city of Can Tho on December 2nd kicked off its 2013 defensive area exercise in the presence of Standing Member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Secretariat Le Hong Anh and Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, Lieutenant General Nguyen Trung Thu.
Signing procedure for co-operation between Defence Ministry and NA Committee
16:28 | 12/08/2013
(VDP) - A cooperation agreement between the Ministry of National Defence and the National Assembly (NA)’s Defence and Security Committee was inked on November 28th by Minister of National Defence General Phung Quang Thanh and the Committee’s Head Do Kim Khoa.
Army Corps 1 conferred Ho Chi Minh Order
15:41 | 12/06/2013
(VDP) - Army Corps 1 was conferred the Ho Chi Minh Order on the 40th anniversary of its traditional day on October 24th.
Be vigilant against the current idea of non-politicized army
18:06 | 12/04/2013
(VDP) - The allegation on non-politicized army is by nature the attempt to separate army from the ideology of Marxism-Leninism, to remove the leadership of the Communist Party of Viet Nam over the army, and to make the army loosen its ideology and gradually become ambiguous about its ideology and fighting goals and no longer be able to act as a power tool to protect the Party, State and people. Building the revolutionary nature of the army is the core of building the army in terms of politics.
Moral philosophy and history confirms Party’s leadership over Army
18:02 | 12/04/2013
(VDP) - Recently, the People’s Army Newspaper received an article written by Chief of the Department of Political Education and Information under the General Department of Politics. In the article, the senior officer reveals his thinking and viewpoint on the Party’s leadership over the Army. According to him, the Vietnamese moral philosophy and national history confirm the Party’s leadership over the Army.
VPA objectively needs Party’s leadership
17:58 | 12/04/2013
(VDP) - Facts from military building of nations across the world show that no army stands completely outside politics. Therefore, the arguments for depoliticizing the Vietnam People’s Army given by some are tricks to cheat people without deep study on the issue, leading them to vague assessments of the Party’s role in leading the Army in protecting the Fatherland.
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