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Vietnam Defence Minister to arrive next month on 4-day visit

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NEW DELHI (PTI): Vietnam Defence Minister Gen Ngo Xuan Lich will arrive here next month on a four-day visit during which he will meet with the top leadership.

Defence sources said that Gen Lich will arrive on December 3 and will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar.

He will also call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, the sources said.

One of the issue that is likely to come up for discussion is the possible sale of BRAHMOS missiles.

Vietnam, which is involved in a territorial dispute with China, is keen to get it hands on the supersonic missiles that an be fired land, water and under water.

India has in principle agreed to sell the missiles to them but negotiations are still on.

Russia, which is a partner of India in development of BRAHMOS missiles is also ok with the deal.

Other issues that are likely to come up include the much delayed project to train Vietnamese pilots on the Su 30, sources said.

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