Vietnam, China increase fight against crime hinh anh 1Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang (R) receives Chinese Deputy Minister of Public Security Meng Qingfeng (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The effective cooperation between Vietnamese and Chinese Ministries of Public Security has helped maintain order and security in their respective countries, senior officials said during talks in Hanoi on March 21.

Deputy Minister of Public Security Le Quy Vuong and his Chinese counterpart Meng Qingfeng noted with pleasure that the two sides have actively coordinated to fight crimes such as hi-tech and telecom fraud, and drug and human trafficking; in addition to maintaining periodical meetings and jointly building border lines of peace, friendship and sustainable development.

The Vietnamese official warned that criminal activities, especially cross-border – will become more complicated; threatening social order, safety and security.

Therefore, Vietnam and China need to enhance cooperation at the highest level through information sharing and investigation assistance, to arrest and return offenders to their respective countries, he suggested.

It is also necessary to boost coordination in combating terrorism, trans-national crime, hi-tech crime, drug crime, and human trafficking within the bilateral and multilateral cooperation frameworks, he said.

The two ministries should also increase cooperation in training of law enforcement officials, he added.

Deputy Minister Meng Qingfeng expressed his belief that the cooperation between the two ministries will yield further significant outcomes in the future, helping elevate the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership to a new height, for their mutual benefits as well as for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and beyond.

The same day, the Chinese deputy minister was received by Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang who urged the two countries’ law enforcement agencies to implement the common perceptions reached by their Party and State leaders, along with the cooperation documents signed between the two ministries.-VNA