Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang (right) receives Chinese Deputy Minister of Public Security Meng Qingfeng in Ha Noi yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Doãn Tấn
HÀ NỘI (VNS) — Effective co-operation between the Vietnamese and Chinese ministries of Public Security has helped maintain order and security in their respective countries, senior officials said in Hà Nội yesterday.
Deputy Minister of Public Security Lê Quý Vương and his Chinese counterpart Meng Qingfeng noted with pleasure that the two sides have actively co-ordinated to fight crimes such as hi-tech and telecom fraud, and drug and human trafficking.
The Vietnamese official warned that criminal activities, especially cross-border will become more complicated; threatening social order, safety and security.
Việt Nam and China need to enhance co-operation at the highest level through information sharing and investigation assistance, to arrest and return offenders to their respective countries, he suggested.
It is also necessary to boost co-ordination in combating terrorism, trans-national crime, hi-tech crime, drug crime, and human trafficking, he said.
The two ministries should also increase co-operation in training of law enforcement officials, he added.
Deputy Minister Meng Qingfeng expressed his belief that the co-operation between the two ministries will yield further positive outcomes in the future, helping elevate the Việt Nam-China comprehensive strategic co-operative partnership to a new height.
The same day, the Chinese deputy minister was received by Minister of Public Security Trần Đại Quang who urged the two countries’ law enforcement agencies to implement the common perceptions reached by their Party and State leaders, along with the co-operation documents signed between the two ministries. — VNS