Eighth U.S.-Vietnam Political, Security and Defense Dialogue | Lao Tribune

Eighth U.S.-Vietnam Political, Security and Defense Dialogue

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Tina Kaidanow and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ha Kim Ngoc of Vietnam will meet August 3, 2016 in Washington, D.C. to discuss security cooperation at the eighth U.S.-Vietnam Political, Security, and Defense Dialogue.

Building on the success of the seventh Dialogue held in Hanoi, Vietnam in January 2015, these talks will further promote the robust and growing bilateral relationship between the United States and Vietnam and reflect our shared commitment to ensuring a peaceful, stable, and secure Asia-Pacific region. Topics to be discussed include security cooperation and defense trade, maritime security, nonproliferation, peacekeeping, counter-terrorism, human trafficking, demining, and humanitarian issues.

Source: U.S. State Department.