The information was heard at the 18th session of the Governmental Specialized Committees of Vietnam and Cambodia in Ho Chi Minh City.

The two sides exchange the minutes of the 18th session of the Governmental Specialized Committees of Vietnam and Cambodia.

Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem, who is also Chairman of the Vietnamese Governmental Specialized Committee, co-chaired the event with Senior Adviser of the Cambodian Government Seang Lapresse, who is also Vice Chairman of the Cambodian Governmental Specialized Committee.

At the event, Chiem thanked and spoke highly of the Cambodian Government, committee and people for supporting the Vietnamese sides in the search and repatriation of martyrs’ remains.

He expressed his belief that with firm determination from both nations, the work will reap positive results in the coming time, contributing to deepening the neighborliness, traditional friendship, as well as comprehensive and long-lasting cooperation between the two states and peoples.

Both sides agreed to enhance the communication work and mobilize people from all walks of life to provide information related to Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and advisers who sacrificed their lives in Cambodia.

Meanwhile, specialized committees at provinces, military regions and local authorities of both nations will exchange information and experience as well as direct the search and repatriation work regularly.

They also reached consensus on coordination to make a documentary film and compile a book about their cooperation in Vietnamese and Khmer.

On the occasion, the Vietnamese committee presented 523,000 USD to the Cambodian committee, six military regions of the Cambodian Royal Armed Forces, and specialized committees of 25 provinces and cities to support search and repatriation activities.

Source: VNA