The Vietnam Marine Police and the Defence Cooperation Office under the US Embassy in Vietnam on October 7 started a seminar on maritime security, said the People's Army Newspaper.

Representatives from the navy, border guard force, general customs department, relevant agencies of Vietnam as well as US experts attend the event.

The seminar aims at boosting the coordination and information exchanges between agencies in charge of maritime security in Vietnam, and support the working out of documents in service of managing the sea.

If also offers a chance for Vietnam’s relevant agencies to learn experience from US experts in the field, while strengthening their coordination and cooperation to ensure safe territorial waters in line with Vietnam’s laws and international treaties and practices.

The seminar will run until October 11.-VNA