PM receives General Commander of Cambodian Royal Armed Forces
09:38 | 31/10/2018

VGP - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed Viet Nam’s consistent policy of strengthening its traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Cambodia at his meeting with General Commander of the Cambodian Royal Armed Forces Vong Pisen on October 30 in Ha Noi. 

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives General Commander of the Cambodian Royal Armed Forces Vong Pisen, Ha Noi, October 30, 2018 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

PM Phuc congratulated Vong Pisen on the latter’s new position as the head of the Cambodian armed forces, expecting that the General will continue his efforts to better the traditional friendship between the two armies in particular, and Viet Nam-Cambodia ties in general.

The PM spoke highly of the outcomes of the talks between Deputy Minister of Defense, Chief of the General Staff of the Viet Nam People’s Army Phan Van Giang, and General Vong Pisen. 

He praised effective cooperation in the fields of training, border security, the fight against smuggling and human trafficking, and search and rescue activities, proposing the Cambodian Ministry of National Defense coordinate with the Vietnamese side in the search and repatriation of remains of Vietnamese volunteers and experts who died in Cambodia during the war.

The Vietnamese PM asked the Cambodian Government to create favorable conditions for border guard forces and border localities to carry out cooperation programs as well as enhance communications among local people at borer areas to strictly abide by border-related regulations for a shared border of peace, stability, and development.

Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

For his side, Mr. Vong Pisen informed the Vietnamese Government leader of the cooperation results between the two armies, expressing thanks to the Vietnamese Ministry of Defense for providing training for the Cambodian army.

Cambodia always facilitates and works closely with their Vietnamese functional agencies in the search and repatriation of remains of Vietnamese soldiers in the country, he said. 

By Thuy Dung 

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