Cambodia-Vietnam Pledge To Strengthen National Security Cooperation Against Transnational Crime And Drug Issues

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Phnom Penh, January 26, 2024 --

Lieutenant General Tolem, Minister of Police of Vietnam, paid a courtesy call on Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet, at the Peace Palace, on January 24, 2024.

The Vietnamese Minister of Police thanked Samdech Thipadei Prime Minister for allowing him and the delegation to pay a courtesy call and discuss work, and conveyed a greeting message of the Vietnamese Prime Minister to Samdech Thipadei and his family.

The Vietnamese Minister expressed his strong belief that the Royal Government under the leadership of Samdech Thipadei, Cambodia will achieve more brilliant achievements.

The Minister reaffirmed the Vietnamese side's commitment to further strengthen and expand cooperation in all fields between the two countries, especially on political, economic and trade issues in bilateral as well as multilateral frameworks.

The Minister also stressed the need to further strengthen cooperation in the fields of national security, the fight against transnational crime, drug problems, the fight against all kinds of crimes and the expansion of digital cooperation between the Ministry of Police of Vietnam and the Ministry of Interior of Cambodia by sharing information and exchanging experiences in the digital sector, Vietnam has also been cooperating in the digital sector with Singapore and Malaysia.

For his part, Samdech Thipadei Prime Minister expressed his pleasure and appreciation for the cooperation in all fields of the two countries and for the cooperation between the Ministry of Interior of Cambodia and the Ministry of Police of Vietnam, in particular, operations to prevent and combat transnational crime, the fight against drugs and other crimes.

Both sides also welcomed the continued strengthening and expansion of cooperation in building human resources through the training and exchange of participants of the two countries in the field of national security and public order.