Police force of China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand completed a
joint patrol on Mekong River on August 9, according to the Chinese
news agency, Xinhua.
During the patrol, the fifth
of its kind since last December, the four countries have established a
contact point to strengthen law enforcement at the Golden Triangle.
Xinhua quoted Zhu Dezhong, the leader of Chinese patrol team as saying
that with the joint patrol on the Mekong river and the establishment of
the contact point, the joint law enforcement efforts of the four
countries will be deepened to maintain shipping security in the area.
The four countries agreed at a meeting in Beijing
last October to take joint action to crack down on cross-border crime
and secure transportation along the Mekong river.-VNA