UN selects Vietnam as training site for peacekeeping forces
Vietnam is among four countries in the Southeast Asian region selected to be the training sites for UN peacekeeping forces, with the first training course to be held in Vietnam at the end of this year.
The United Nations (UN) Department of Field Support (DFS) announced the decision on Monday following its inspection of training sites for the UN peacekeeping forces in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The selection of Vietnam as the first training location amongst ASEAN nations demonstrates the UN's high evaluation of Vietnam's commitments and contributions to the UN peacekeeping activities. Vietnam is preparing to send a second-level field hospital to South Sudan.