Government leader hosts Lao Defence Minister

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the visit by Lao Defence Minister Chansamone Channhalat to Vietnam, stressing that it will help consolidate and boost the Vietnam-Laos traditional friendship and special solidarity.

Mr. Phuc made the statement at Monday's reception in Hanoi to visiting Lao Defence Minister Chansamone Channhalat. He suggested the two sides should continue high-level delegation exchanges, while the two defence ministries should fulfill their role as advisor and make timely proposals to the two countries' leaders.

The Vietnamese Government leader also reaffirmed Vietnam's stance of maintaining the Vietnam-Laos borderline of peace, friendship and stability, asking Lao ministries and sectors to coordinate with Vietnam to ensure border security and order and effectively prevent cross-border crime.

The Lao minister said that the two ministries have coordinated well in ensuring security, maintaining a peaceful and friendship borderline and effectively preventing all plots against bilateral solidarity.

Source: VOV5