March 25, 2017 22:40

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Vietnam, Cambodia sign defence cooperation deal

21:15 | 09/01/2017

Cambodia Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Tia Banh has begun an official visit to Vietnam during which held talks with a high-ranking delegation from Vietnam’s Ministry of National Defence headed by Minister Ngo Xuan Lich.

vietnam cambodia sign defence cooperation deal

Both sides discussed future cooperation focused on delegation exchanges, maintaining the deputy ministerial national defense strategic dialogue, and conducting joint sea patrols.

They also agreed on closer coordination in searching for and repatriating the remains of Vietnamese military experts and volunteer soldiers killed in Cambodia during the war.

The Ministers also signed a cooperation plan for 2017.

Source: VOV