Cambodia and Vietnam have committed to continue taking strict measures to prevent and crack down on all forms of offences, particularly drug and forestry offences along the common border.
The joint commitment was made by Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng and Gen. To Lam, Minister of Public Security of Vietnam, during their meeting to review the outcome of their cooperation in 2019.
Mr Sar Kheng, who is also Minister of Interior, was on a working visit to Ho Chi Minh City from 17th to 19th January.
Both sides also agreed to continue combating illegal border crossing.
They also pledged to continue their cooperation in borderline management and peaceful resolution of different issues based on the principles of mutual respect of independence and sovereignty.
The Cooperation Plan 2020 to further tighten and expand their cooperation was also signed by both senior officials of both countries.