19 July 2017

News Story: Vietnam, Thailand foster political-security cooperation

Bangkok (VNA) – The ninth meeting of the Vietnam-Thailand Joint Working Group on Political-Security Cooperation is underway in Bangkok from July 16-19.

The Vietnamese delegation is led by Deputy Minister of Public Security Senior Lieutenant General Bui Van Nam, while the Thai delegation is headed by General Thawip Netniyom, Secretary-General of Thailand’s Security Council.

The meeting takes place when Vietnam and Thailand successfully held activities to mark the 40th anniversary of their diplomatic relations (1976-2016) and have sped up the action programme on bilateral strategic partnership for 2014-2018.

It is part of activities to prepare for the upcoming visit to Thailand by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in August.

At the meeting, the two sides shared views on regional and international issues that impact security in each country, while evaluating their cooperation in politics and security.

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