Defence Minister welcomes senior official of Cambodian Interior Ministry

Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang received visiting Minister of State of the Cambodian Ministry of the Interior Gen. Sante Chan Ean in Hanoi on December 14.
The meeting between Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang (R) and Minister of State of the Cambodian Ministry of the Interior Gen. Sante Chan Ean in Hanoi on December 14. (Photo: qdnd.vn)
The meeting between Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang (R) and Minister of State of the Cambodian Ministry of the Interior Gen. Sante Chan Ean in Hanoi on December 14. (Photo: qdnd.vn)

The host official congratulated Cambodia on its successful organisation of diplomatic and military - defence events in the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2022.

He noted Vietnam has also successfully held the Vietnam International Defence Expo 2022, thanking the Ministry of National Defence and the Royal Army of Cambodia for sending high-ranking delegations to the event.

During the Vietnam - Cambodia, Cambodia - Vietnam Friendship Year 2022 that marks the 55th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations (June 24), the two defence ministries have coordinated to hold many activities, including a celebration of the 45 years since Hun Sen, now the Prime Minister of Cambodia, started the path to topple the Pol Pot genocidal regime, and the first border defence friendship exchange between the nations, Giang went on.

The minister highly valued the close coordination between the countries’ authorities, affirming that the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence always supports and creates the best possible conditions for bilateral cooperation, thereby further intensifying the good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, comprehensive cooperation, and long-term sustainability between Vietnam and Cambodia.

For his part, Gen. Sante Chan Ean applauded the outcomes of cooperation between relevant agencies of the countries.

He also thanked the Vietnamese ministry and Minister Giang for continually paying attention to and giving assistance to the Cambodian side.

VNA