Vietnamese police are capable of joining UN peacekeeping operations: UN Assistant Secretary-General
MPS - Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Thanh, Deputy Minister of Public Security on December 2 hosted a meeting with Mr. Khaled Khiari, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN).
Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh hoped that the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations will support Vietnam to send police officers to participate in UN peacekeeping operations in the coming time.
He also wished to receive assistance from the UN in training professional skills, foreign languages, knowledge of international law, customs and practices of other countries for Vietnamese public security officers to join the UN peacekeeping forces.
|Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh,UN Assistant Secretary-General Khaled Khiari and other delegates.
UN Assistant Secretary General Khaled Khiari thanked Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh for the warm welcome and appreciated the outcomes of the cooperation between the United Nations and the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security over the past years.
He stressed that the United Nations will cooperate closely and effectively with Vietnam as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council in 2020-2021 and Chairman of the ASEAN in 2020.
Mr. Khaled Khiari also believed that the Vietnamese police force will soon participate in UN peacekeeping operations and affirmed that he will contribute to promoting the friendly and cooperative relationship between the United Nations and Vietnam in general, between UN agencies and the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security in particular.
By Huy Hoan