Vietnam and Cambodia agree to reinforce drugs fight

Vietnam and Cambodia agree to reinforce drugs fight

NDO—Vietnam’s General Police Department, in coordination with Cambodia’s Drug Prevention and Combat National Committee, organised a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22 to evaluate the results of a coordination programme, as well as to exchange experience and information and discuss solutions to enhance the fight against cross-border drug trafficking.  (Nov 22, 2016)

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