Vietnam attends 10th AMMTC+3 Consultation in Bangkok

Thursday, 2019-11-28 21:23:21
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Minister of Public Security General To Lam (fifth from left) and delegates to the AMMTC+3 Consultation. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Minister of Public Security General To Lam led the Vietnamese delegation to the 10th ASEAN Plus Three Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC+3) Consultation which took place in Bangkok, Thailand on November 28.

Addressing the event, Minister To Lam stressed the importance of the cooperative mechanism between ASEAN and China, the Republic of Korea and Japan over the past two decades, which he said has contributed to peace, security and development of the East Asian region.

The Vietnamese minister urged the sides to continue implementing the ASEAN+3 plan of action to combat terrorism and transnational crime for 2018-2020.

He also suggested that the three partner countries continue helping ASEAN countries with the training of law enforcement officers in cybercrime, drug crime and human trafficking crime.

He said Vietnam is honoured to host the 11th AMMTC+3 Consultation in the framework of the 14th AMMTC and related meetings in 2020.

The 10th AMMTC+3 Consultation ended with the adoption of a joint statement reiterating the commitment to further bolster the ASEAN+3 cooperative mechanism and cooperation in fighting transnational crime.

On the sidelines of the 13th AMMTC and the 10th AMMTC+3 Consultation which took place in Bangkok on November 27 and 28, Minister Lam held meetings with officials from China, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar and Brunei to discuss bilateral collaboration in the time ahead.