|Minister of Public Security General To Lam meets Minister of Internal Affairs of Russia Kolokoltsev Vladimir Aleksandrovich in Hanoi on September 17, 2019
The Russian minister is in Vietnam to attend the 39th ASEANAPOL Conference. Minister Lam said the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia is a traditional and reliable partner of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security. He noted that agreements reached between senior officials of the two sides have been implemented effectively, citing the example of the action coordination plan between the two ministries for 2019-2021. The Vietnamese minister called on Russia to support Vietnam when it serves as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in the 2020-2021 tenure and Chair of ASEAN in 2020. He suggested that the two sides increase the exchange of delegation, and continue to effectively implement signed cooperation deals, while intensified joint efforts in fighting and preventing hi-tech, economic and drug crimes.