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VN, US boost cooperation in fight against crime

July, 03 2019
MPS - General To Lam, Minister of Public Security (MPS), on July 3, received Mr. David Bowdich, Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States who is on a working visit to Vietnam.

Minister To Lam and Mr. David Bowdich.


Speaking at the reception, Minister To Lam affirmed that the cooperation between the two sides has achieved significant and positive results. The two sides have implemented effectively the signed agreements on transnational crime prevention, shared intelligence on terrorism, and exchanged information about criminal investigation, prosecution, and trial processes, especially cases relating to hi-tech crimes, child sexual abuse.

Overview of the reception.


Sincerely thanking Minister To Lam for the kind reception, Mr. David Bowdich believed that the bilateral relations and cooperation between Vietnam and the United States in general and between the MPS and FBI in particular would further develop and gain more fruitful results.

On the same day, a MPS delegation, led by Deputy Minister Le Quy Vuong, and an FBI delegation, led by Mr. David Bowdich, had talks.

Overview of the talks.


At the talks, the two sides discussed the key approaches to further strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the MPS and FBI in the coming time, focusing on implementing effectively the signed agreements between the two sides, negotiating and signing new agreements to create a framework of criminal justice cooperation, including deal on criminal legal assistance and extradition, so as to boost cooperation in the field of ensuring cyber security in general, preventing and fighting against high-tech crimes in particular.

Deputy Minister Le Quy Vuong, Mr. David Bowdich and the delegates.

by Mai Hoa