Speaking at the event, Vice Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Sen. Lieut. Gen Phung Si Tan asked the peacekeepers to seriously follow the Party, State and VPA’s external stances and guidelines, the UN’s regulations and laws of the host country.
Tan urged the officers to continue with the tradition of the Vietnamese peacekeeping force, maintain internal solidarity and unity with their foreign counterparts and the host country's people, and fulfill assigned tasks, helping to promote Vietnam’s peacekeeping operations more professionally and effectively.
On behalf of the officers, Lieut. Col. Pham Quang Thieu pledged to accomplish assigned tasks and ensure the absolute safety of every aspect in the Central African Republic.