Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received Cambodian Minister of Justice Ang Vong Vathana in Hanoi on January 21.

At the reception, Dung spoke highly of the outcomes of the meeting between Vathana and his Vietnamese counterpart Ha Hung Cuong, especially the signing of an agreement on mutual legal assistance in civil matters.

This important agreement will create a legal foundation to ensure the legitimate rights and interests of the two countries’ individuals, organisations and businesses engaged in civil matters, he noted.

The PM expressed his wish that the two ministries will continue close coordination to effectively implement the cooperation agreements.

As a friendly neighbour of Cambodia , Vietnam congratulates Cambodia on its all-faceted achievements in national development and integration, which continuously improve its role and position in the international arena, he stressed.

For his part, the Cambodian minister expressed his hope for the Vietnamese Government’s continued support to strengthen and consolidate the cooperation between the two ministries./. VNA