Expanding Vietnam-Laos cooperation in the field of security
PSNews - Minister of Public Security of Vietnam General To Lam hosted a meeting with Senior Lieutenant Deputy Minister of Public Security of the Lao People's Democratic Republic General Kongthong Phongvichit, on the afternoon of March 17, 2023, in Hanoi.
Speaking at the meeting, Minister To Lam emphasized that the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security wished to cooperate with the Ministry of Public Security of Laos to maintain national independence, self-reliance, political stability, maintain relations with other countries, and not let other foreign forces use one country to harm the security and stability of the other country or cause division to the relations between the two countries.
Minister To Lam stated, the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam hopes that the Lao side supports Vietnam in handling issues related to its strategic interests.
He also affirmed that the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam is ready to support Laos to ensure security and order when Laos assumes the ASEAN Chair in 2024.
On this occasion, Minister To Lam extended regards to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Security of Laos General Vilay Lakhamphong, and wished all leaders of the Lao Ministry of Public Security good health, success in fulfilling the tasks assigned by the leaders of the Lao Party and State.
He congratulated the Lao Security Forces on the occasion of their 60th founding anniversary (March 13, 1963 - March 13, 2023).