The White House reportedly discussed the possibility of supplying large amounts of weapons and fighter jets to Vietnam Reutersreferring to American officials.
It is reported that the agreement, which will complete the next stage in strengthening relations between Washington and Hanoi, can be signed in 2024.
Officials said talks on the agreement are still in their early stages, but details are being worked out. However, they do not rule out the possibility that delivery may not occur.
Weapons transfers were the main topic of talks between senior Vietnamese and U.S. officials in Hanoi, Washington and New York last month, officials said.
Another source said the White House plans to offer Vietnam favorable financial conditions for the purchase of expensive weapons in order to “reduce Hanoi’s dependence” on budget Russian weapons.
Russia currently provides 80 percent of arms supplies to Vietnam, according to the agency.
Before that, under the US administration statedIt was stated that the country would send 25 million dollars to Vietnam to clear unexploded ordnance and 8.9 million dollars to fight international crimes.
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