Vietnam, UN look for stronger cooperation in UXO clearance and peacekeeping operations

(Bqp.vn) - Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien hosted a reception for Kanni Wignaraja, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Hanoi on July 28.

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Vietnam deploys engineering unit and field hospital to UN peacekeeping missions

(Bqp.vn) - Vietnam’s Engineering Unit Rotation 1 and Level-2 Field Hospital (L2FH) Rotation 4 left Hanoi on April 27 for UN peacekeeping missions in Abyei and South Sudan. President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chairman of the Defence - Security Council and Commander-in-chief of the People’s Armed Forces attended the deployment ceremony. Defence Minister General Phan Van Giang chaired the event.