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Prime Minister hails anti-crime cooperation with Mozambique

Update: November, 23/2016 - 10:10
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc receives the Interior Ministry of Mozambique Basilio Monteiro in Hà Nội yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất

HÀ NỘI – Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday praised the outcome of anti-crime co-operation between the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and the Interior Ministry of Mozambique.

Receiving visiting Interior Minister Basilio Monteiro in Hà Nội yesterday, he said: “Co-operation in security will be an important foundation and a favourable condition for the two countries to facilitate investment and economic partnership.”

Phúc noted that the two countries have enjoyed sound traditional relations and Việt Nam wishes to boost ties in many sectors.

He lauded the co-operation between Mozambique’s Interior Ministry and the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security in personnel training and co-operation, noting that it had helped prevent and fight hi-tech crimes, drug crimes and wildlife trafficking.

Monteiro told the PM that officials in his ministry had made valuable gains in the exchange of experiences in ensuring national security and fighting crime with the Ministry of Public Security. 

The ministries have agreed to further co-operate in many areas including judicial assistance in criminal cases, ensuring national security and tackling traffic violations, he said. 

They have also agreed on legal grounds to facilitate the stay of people and businesses of their citizens in either country, he added. – VNS

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