Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh (R) receives Chinese Deputy Minister of State Security Tang Chao on November 4 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh received Chinese Deputy Minister of State Security Tang Chao in Hanoi on November 4, noting that cooperation between Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security and China’s Ministry of State Security has helped reinforce the countries’ strategic trust.

Deputy PM Binh offered congratulations on the successful 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and Xi Jinping’s re-election as Party General Secretary.

He stressed that Vietnam and China have long-standing relations, and their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership has recorded a number of important outcomes.

[Party chief: Vietnam pays great attention to relations with China]

Welcoming the Deputy Minister’s working visit to Vietnam, Binh said cooperation between the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and the Chinese Ministry of State Security has continually been an important pillar in the two countries’ comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

The two ministries have enjoyed fruitful relations, including in sharing experience in fighting espionage, terrorism, international crimes, organised crimes and economic crimes. They have also worked together in training personnel and ensuring security for mutual visits by Vietnamese and Chinese leaders, the Deputy PM added.

Deputy Minister Tang informed his host about the outcomes of his ministry’s cooperation with the Vietnamese side, particularly in protecting security, order and safety for visits by the two countries’ leaders.-VNA