11/09/2014 09:50 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnamese and Cambodian commandos boost cooperation

Hanoi, September 10 ( VNA)- Lieutenant General Be Xuan Truong, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, received General Chap Pheakdei of the Royal Cambodia Force, and Commander of Special Parachute Battalion No 911, on September 10.

Lt.Gen. Truong highly valued the traditional relationship between the two countries, saying the two nations cooperated in various fields, including national defence. He acknowledged that the long-standing cooperation between Vietnamese and Cambodian commandos had achieved good results in military training.

Truong also suggested the two sides focus on sharing training expertise to build experienced joint commandos, together with other forces, to protect the countries from hostilities and disturbances to the special relationships between Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia .

General Chap Pheakdei expressed his gratitude for the Vietnamese people’s support in helping Cambodia end the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime and rebuild the nation.

He said Cambodia undertook maximum efforts to consolidate and promote the traditional relationship between the two countries, expressing his hope that Vietnam would continue to support Cambodia in building the Royal Cambodia Force in general and the Commandos force in particular.