Vietnam, China border guards hold bilateral patrol along border hinh anh 1Border guards of the two sides at border mark No 9 (Photo: VNA)
Dien Bien, (VNA) – The Sen Thuong border post in the northern border province of Dien Bien held a bilateral patrol with the Jiangcheng border management company of China on June 29.

The two sides patrolled the border section from Border Mark No.8 to Border Mark No.9 on the Vietnam-China boundary with a length of nearly 7km.

Meeting at the Border Mark No.9, the two sides exchanged notes on the patrol, including the detection of four eroded sites along the border.

They agreed on plans to hold patrols and inspections of the border and border marks, as well as the establishment of a border patrol team on each side.

The two sides informed each other on the management of the border and border marks, along with the political security and social order and safety in their respective border areas.  

The two sides pledged to continue coordinating in border management, sovereignty protection and the fight against illegal entry-exit and cross-border crime

Bilateral patrol activities contribute to strengthening solidarity and friendship, and coordination between Vietnam and China, helping maintain good political security and social order and safety in border areas, thus building a peaceful and friendly borderline with long-term cooperation./.