Vietnam, China share experience on UN peacekeeping activities

(VOVworld) – A seminar on Vietnam and China’s participation in UN peace-keeping activities began in Hanoi on Tuesday. Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army Vo Van Tuan hailed the seminar as a great opportunity for both sides to share experiences working in the field.

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Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Xuan Thanh, one of the three officers sent to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (Photo: VNA)

He called on relevant agencies of both countries to further their cooperation, especially in training activities. Vietnamese and Chinese defense officials discussed China’s experience in joining United Nations peacekeeping missions. The seminar focused on promoting Vietnamese military medicine and engineering forces’ capacity of participating in UN peacekeeping activities to prepare for the deployment of Vietnamese officers to suitable missions in the near future. The event is also expected to contribute to friendship and cooperation in UN peacekeeping between Vietnam and China as well as improving relations in general.