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Art performance promotes Vietnam-Laos special friendship

An art troupe from the Military Region 5 on January 3 performed in Vientiane on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of the Lao People’s Army (January 20).

The event was attended by Lao Deputy Minister of National Defence and head of the General Department of Politics of the Lao People’s Army Thongloi Silivong, Major General Saisamone Salapseng from the General Department of Politics, Vietnamese Military Attaché in Laos Tao Van Thai, and many soldiers and residents in Vientiane.

In his opening remarks, Saisamone Salapseng stressed that the two armies and people have enjoyed traditional solidarity, and supported each other in the fight against mutual hostiles.

Describing the special friendship and solidarity between the two countries as invaluable heritage, he said that the performance by the Vietnamese art troupe has significant meaning, helping foster the comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos, and their armies.