US Under Secretary of State Bonnie Jenkins to visit Vietnam from Sep 8

(VOVWORLD) -Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins will visit Vietnam from September 8 to 10, the US State Department said in a statement on Friday.

Under Secretary Jenkins will meet with senior officials and civil society partners to discuss aviation and border security, nuclear nonproliferation, global health security, peacekeeping capacity building, and cooperative efforts to further expand the meaningful participation of women in all phases of peacebuilding.

Continuing to Quang Tri, Vietnam, Jenkins will visit sites exemplifying cooperation between the United States and Vietnam to survey and clear legacy unexploded ordnance. While there, she will observe unexploded ordnance survey and clearance, visit the Quang Tri Mine Action Center, and meet with women working in demining, according to the statement.

After Vietnam, she will visit Singapore on September 11-14. Before coming to Vietnam, Jenkins will visit the Philippines on September 5-7.