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US, Vietnam to hold joint navy activities
Washington, July 08, 2011
The US and Vietnam will hold joint
navy activities this month, a Vietnamese official said.
Vietnamese foreign ministry spokesperson Nguyen Phuong Nga
said Thursday that the two countries will hold the naval
activities in the Vietnamese port city of Da Nang July 15- 21,
She said three US Navy vessels - USS Preble, USS Chung Hoon
and United States Naval Ship (USNS) Safeguard - will visit the
Tien Sa port of Da Nang.
The US Navy visit is part of a scheduled annual activity that
aims to increase cooperation between the two naval forces'
humanitarian activities and exchange of professional
knowledge, she said.