Ministry of Public Security beefs up partnership with Russia

Minister of Public Security Senior Lieutenant General To Lam has underlined the need to bolster security cooperation with Russia and promote its role as an important pillar of the Vietnam-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership.

During his talks with General Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Security Council of the Russia Federation, in Hanoi on Tuesday, Minister Lam said that the two sides should increase the exchange of delegations to effectively promote a mutual understanding between Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security and Russia's Security Council Office.

Coordination outcomes between the two sides will help leaders of both countries to make suitable responses to risks and challenges, Minister Lam said.

General Patrushev pledged to work hard to boost the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership and cooperation between Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security and Russia's Security Council Office and other security agencies.

Following the talks, the two sides signed a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam and the Ministry of the Interior of Russia on cooperation in preventing and combating the production, transport, trade, proliferation, and abuse of new psychotropic substances.

Source: VOV5