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Vietnam, China meet to step up crime-fighting cooperation

Vietnamese Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang has discussed with his Chinese hosts measures to reinforce the anti-crime cooperation between the two countries.

Vietnamese Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang has discussed with his Chinese hosts measures to reinforce the anti-crime cooperation between the two countries.
Vietnamese Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang has discussed with his Chinese hosts measures to reinforce the anti-crime cooperation between the two countries.

The discussion took place at the meeting of the visiting Vietnamese official and Meng Jianzhu, head of the Communist Party of China Central Committee (CPCCC)’s Commission for Political and Legal Affairs, and a CPCCC’s Politburo member, in Beijing on Sunday.

Also joining the meeting were Assistant Foreign Minister Liu Jianchao, Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun, and some other senior Chinese officials.

Minister Tran Dai Quang, who is also a member of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee’s Politburo, told his Chinese hosts that the cooperation between the two ministries of public security has gained encouraging achievements, significantly contributing to ensuring security and social safety in each nation and promoting bilateral relations.

Vietnam highly values the traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation with China and wishes they will   continuously develop for the interests of the two countries and peoples.

Amid the complicated regional and international situations, the law enforcement bodies of Vietnam and China should make more efforts in combating crimes to guarantee their political stability and social safety, the Vietnamese official said.

China’s Politburo member Meng affirmed that China always attaches importance to fostering its friendship and partnership with Vietnam.

Meng hailed General Quang’s visit, considering it an important contribution to bilateral ties, particularly in security cooperation between the two countries.

The Chinese official also thanked Vietnamese public security agencies for their close collaboration with Chinese counterparts in fighting terrorism, drug and human trafficking, high-tech frauds and other types of organized crimes.

Earlier the same day, the fourth conference on cooperation in crime prevention and control between the two countries’ public security ministries took place under the co-chair of Minister Quang and his Chinese counterpart Guo Shengkun.

The event focused on reviewing the anti-crime cooperation and set out plans for further cooperation in the future.