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General Ngo Xuan Lich, for his part, affirmed that Vietnam attaches great importance to the Comprehensive Partnership with New Zealand.
General Ngo Xuan Lich told his host that Vietnam will assume the annual rotating ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020 and the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence will host the ADMM-Plus and celebrations for the mechanisms anniversary the same year.
General Ngo Xuan Lich has been on an official to New Zealand from November 5-9 at the invitation of Minister of Defence Ron Mark.
For his part, Lich thanked China for its support to Vietnam in the past national liberation and the present cause of national construction.
On October 27 afternoon, Defence Minister Lich held talks with his Chinese counterpart Wei, who described the Vietnamese delegations China visit and attendance at the Beijing Xiangshan Forum as a vivid manifestation of cooperation and friendship between the two Parties, States and armies.
Lich applauded the eighth Beijing Xiangshan Forum organised by the Chinese Defence Ministry, while emphasising that Vietnam always places importance on the traditional friendship with China and considers the country a leading partner.