India, Vietnam carry out nearly 3-week drills in Chandimandir

Updated: Aug 18 2022 6:22PM

New Delhi, Aug 18 (PTI) The armies of India and Vietnam carried out a nearly three-week military exercise in Chandimandir in Haryana in sync with growing defence and security ties between the two countries.

The Indian Army said it was for the time that the Vietnam People's Army (VPA) undertook a field training exercise with a foreign army.

Vietnam, an important country of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), has territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea region.