Vietnam refused to place Russian military bases


As reported by Reuters, referencing representative of the Foreign Ministry of the country Le Hai Binh, Vietnam will not allow deployment of any foreign military bases on its territory.

“Vietnam’s consistent policy is to maintain a neutral status. We shall not join military alliances against third countries,” said Le Hai Binh.

The day before, Deputy Defense Minister of the Russian Federation said that Russia wants to return military bases in Vietnam and Cuba.

Earlier, media reported that Russia planned to place military base in Egypt. However, Cairo denied the information about the construction of the Russian base.