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December, 06 2013 08:58:00

Viet Nam-China agree to fresh border co-operation

A plan for 2014's partnership has been reached, focusing on negotiations and signing an agreement between Viet Nam and China on exploiting and protecting tourism resources at Ban Gioc waterfalls, as well as another agreement on free navigation at the mouth of the Bac Luan River.— File Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — The fourth session of the Viet Nam-China Land Border Joint Committee ended in Ha Noi yesterday after reaching agreement on opening and upgrading border gates.

During the two-day session, the two countries spoke highly of their efficient co-ordination over the year, agreeing to uphold the partnership in addressing rising problems.

Officials said they were pleased to witness the outcomes of co-operation between the two countries' agencies and border localities in border management and defence, in accordance with the three documents agreed upon, including the Protocol on Border Demarcation and Marker Placement, the Agreement on Border Management Regulations and the Agreement on Border Gates and Border Gate Management Regulations.

The two sides also agreed on building works to stabilise the border and markers, tightening the entry and exit flow to maintain order and co-operating in controlling crime, to create conditions for the land border area to develop.

Further, a plan for 2014's partnership has been reached, focusing on negotiations and signing an agreement between Viet Nam and China on exploiting and protecting tourism resources at Ban Gioc waterfalls, as well as another agreement on free navigation at the mouth of the Bac Luan River.

The next session is to be hosted by China in 2014. — VNS

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