Tuesday, September 29 2020


Ten more officers assigned to join UN peacekeeping operation

Update: August, 19/2020 - 12:58


A ceremony was held in Hà Nội on Tuesday to hand over the President’s decision to assign 10 officers to join the UN peacekeeping operation at the UN headquarters. —VNA/VNS Photo Dương Giang 

HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Defence held a ceremony in Hà Nội on Tuesday to assign 10 officers to join the UN peacekeeping operation at the UN headquarters, the Central African Republic and South Sudan.

Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Defence Minister Nguyễn Chí Vịnh, head of the Defence Ministry’s steering committee for Việt Nam’s participation in UN peacekeeping activities, praised the preparation work of the Vietnam Department for Peacekeeping Operations.

He asked the officers to strictly follow the policies of the Party, State and army, and prove their capacity in all aspects while undertaking their missions.

The deputy minister also reminded the officers to update the Vietnam Department for Peacekeeping Operations on the security and pandemic situation in their host countries and share Việt Nam’s experience in COVID-19 prevention and control with their colleagues.

On behalf of the officers, Lt Col. Lưu Đình Hiến, commander of the Vietnamese force at the Central African Republic mission, pledged to do their best to overcome all difficulties to carry out the mission assigned to them by the defence ministry and the UN. — VNS

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