The United Nations Office on Drug and Crimes (UNODC) wants to further
strengthen cooperation with the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security
to control trans-border drug trafficking and combat crimes, especially
newly emerging ones.
and UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov made the statement at a
meeting with Deputy Minister of Public Security, Lieutenant General Pham
Quy Ngo in Hanoi on December 4.
pledged to assist Vietnam to implement the 2012 – 2015 Action Plan
on Drug, Crimes and Human Trafficking Prevention.
Ngo informed Fedotov of Vietnam’s significant achievements in reducing
crime. The accomplishments are attributed to the police and the whole of
society through nationwide campaigns to safeguard public security and
order – contributing to national security and socio-economic
development, he added.
He said that the
Vietnamese State is focusing its efforts on combating socio-economic
issues including poverty, the completion of the legal framework,
criminal investigations and dealing cases of crime.
The ministry has actively strengthened international cooperation with
countries in the region and organisations in the world to combat crime,