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Vietnam, at the request of the United Nations, has received and successfully treated a UN staff member who contracted COVID-19 while working in a regional country and was in critical condition.
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The Defence Ministry held a ceremony on April 9 to present the President’s decision to send Major Nguyen Phuc Dong from the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, to take up a position at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
The HCM City-based Military Hospital 175 on March 16 vaccinated 70 staff members of the second-grade Field Hospital No. 3 that is leaving on a peacekeeping mission in late March to South Sudan.
Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations is a major policy of the Party and State and also a step towards realising the country’s policy of intensive and comprehensive integration into the world.
Major General Hoang Kim Phung, Director of the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, affirmed that all preparations have been completed and the staff of the Level-2 Field Hospital No 3 are fully capable of replacing Hospital No.2.
Defence diplomacy is not only an external task of the Ministry of National Defence or the army but also associated with national independence, sovereignty, and interests of Vietnam, as well as security and peace in the region and the world.
Vietnam is committed to fostering cooperation between ASEAN and the United Nations (UN) in peacekeeping operations, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN,
The Defence Ministry held a ceremony in Hanoi yesterday to hand over the President’s decision to assign 10 officers to join the UN peacekeeping operation at the UN headquarters, the Central African Republic and South Sudan.
An exchange programme was held in Hanoi on January 20 to share the outstanding outcomes of Vietnam’s participation in United Nations peacekeeping operations over the last five years.
United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix has lauded Việt Nam’s contributions to the UN, especially via peacekeeping missions.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has commended 63 military personnel of the Level 2 Field Hospital Rotation 1 for accomplishing their mission during the UN's international peacekeeping operation in South Sudan.
Vietnam has set specific priority goals: Contributing to prevent conflict, enhance diplomatic prevention, resolve conflicts through peaceful measures, fight against climate change and promote human rights.
Vietnam is taking part in a field exercise on peacekeeping operations and humanitarian mine action that opened at the Indonesia Peace and Security Centre in Sentul city on September 16.
Member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Defence Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh on September 3 arrived in the Republic of Korea to attend the eighth Seoul Defence Dialogue in the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Vietnam and other United Nations member nations discussed women’s active role in peacekeeping during an open debate of the UN Security Council (UNSC) in New York on April 11.