Analysts say the visit by Lloyd Austin, a top member of US President Joe Biden’s administration, is meant to underscore Washington’s commitment to strengthening ties with Vietnam. Photo: Reuters Analysts say the visit by Lloyd Austin, a top member of US President Joe Biden’s administration, is meant to underscore Washington’s commitment to strengthening ties with Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
Analysts say the visit by Lloyd Austin, a top member of US President Joe Biden’s administration, is meant to underscore Washington’s commitment to strengthening ties with Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
Vietnam

US defence secretary Lloyd Austin’s Vietnam visit to focus on maritime cooperation, distrust over wartime history

  • The US and Vietnam are seeking to deepen bilateral defence ties especially in the South China Sea, says an analyst, and are expected to take steps to address wartime history
  • Washington is expected to commit to helping Hanoi identify and recover the remains of soldiers from the Vietnam war

Topic |   Vietnam
Analysts say the visit by Lloyd Austin, a top member of US President Joe Biden’s administration, is meant to underscore Washington’s commitment to strengthening ties with Vietnam. Photo: Reuters Analysts say the visit by Lloyd Austin, a top member of US President Joe Biden’s administration, is meant to underscore Washington’s commitment to strengthening ties with Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
Analysts say the visit by Lloyd Austin, a top member of US President Joe Biden’s administration, is meant to underscore Washington’s commitment to strengthening ties with Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
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