Director of General Politics Department of the Vietnam People’s Army, General Le Van Dung is leading a delegation on a four-day visit to Cambodia from August 16.

General Dung met Secretary of State of Cambodia’s Defence Ministry, General Neang Phat and Director of General Department of Defence Services, General Meas Savan.

General Dung said following cooperation agreements between the two countries and two defence ministries, Vietnam and Cambodia army forces have conducted visits to exchange experiences.

Vietnam ’s General Politics Department and Cambodia ’s General Department of Defence Services have cooperated in staff training and security protection, Dung said.

In the future, the General Politics Department of the Vietnam People’s Army will help train staff of Cambodian Royal Armed Force’s gendarmerie, he said.

General Neang Phat expressed his hope that the traditional friendship and cooperation between the two countries and two armed forces would continue to develop.

General Dung and his entourage have also met with Prime Minister Hun Sen and Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, General Tea Banh.

As planned, the Vietnamese delegation will visit Cambodia ’s High Command of Guard and Riem military base in Preah Sihanouk province./.