An expert from France shares experience in UN peacekeeping operation. (Photo:qdnd.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministries of Defence of Vietnam and France shared experience in operating level-2 field hospitals for United Nations peacekeeping missions at a conference in Hanoi on June 6.

It was the fourth experience exchange between the two sides in UN peacekeeping, with France sharing practices in peacekeeping operations, how to organise a peacekeeping action team and how to operate a level-2 field hospital.

Addressing the event, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Peacekeeping Centre Nguyen Nhu Canh said the conference is important to Vietnam with the country preparing to run the field hospital soon.

It is also part of activities to implement the Vietnam-France technical agreement on defence cooperation in UN peacekeeping operations signed on November 10 last year, he added.-VNA