Vietnam, US officials talk security cooperation

(VNA) A delegation of the Public Security Ministry, headed by Minister General Le Hong Anh is on a working visit to the US from April 12-21 at the invitations of a number of US governmental agencies.
Talks were held between the delegation and US law enforcement agencies. The two sides agreed to further cooperation through exchanging information and experience in the fight against terrorism, trans-national crimes, drugs, human trafficking and money laundering.
They also agreed to enhance cooperation between specialised agencies to ensure social order, security and law enforcement in each country.
While in the US, Minister Le Hong Anh is also expected to work with the Department of State and some MPs’ offices, as well as visit Vietnamese Embassy and representative offices.
The Vietnamese General’s US visit is in a sequence of activities to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, which were agreed during the previous US visits by State President Nguyen Minh Triet and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung./.