Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh (R) receiving President of the US-ASEAN Business Council Michael Michalak  
The host affirmed that many important activities and events will be organized in 2017, making contribution to boosting the relations between the two countries. He said that the two sides should further cooperate in trade, defense industry, overcoming post-war consequences, and addressing dioxin/agent orange issues.

For his part, the guest said that security and defense relations between the two countries have continuously expanded and deepened and affirmed their great potential for cooperation in trade and defense industry. He talked about the possibility of a discussion of a bilateral free-trade agreement in the coming time.  

Translated by Chung Anh