VN launches first mission in South Sudan
20:45 | 01/10/2018
VGP - The Ministry of National Defense sent the first group of Viet Nam peacekeeping force  to South Sudan for the country's first mission to run a level-2 field hospital in the East Africa country on October 1 in Ho Chi Minh City.  

Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of National Defense Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh affirmed that Viet Nam has engaged in peace keeping mission activities in an effort to realize its foreign diplomatic guidelines. 

At the UN Headquarters, UN Under-Secretary-General for Field Support Atul Khare expressed his belief that Viet Nam will develop a high-quality hospital that can effectively contribute to the UN’s peacekeeping activities. 

Lieutenant Colonel Bui Duc Thanh, Director of the level-2 field hospital, affirmed that all staff members of the hospital have met the UN’s requirements on both professional ethics and skills, and are ready for their mission./.

By Kim Anh    

 

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