First police peacekeeping unit of Việt Nam established

January 11, 2024

HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) Office for UN Peacekeeping Operations held an inauguration ceremony for the Việt Nam Police Peacekeeping Unit No.1 in Hà Nội on Thursday. "The establishment of this unit is a historic milestone and a testament to Việt Nam’s growing role and contribution to regional and global peace and security. According to Shahkar, formed police units (FPUs) now represent around 75 per cent of the UN police personnel deployed in peacekeeping operations. So far, Việt Nam has deployed seven police officers to UN peacekeeping operations, including six to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and one to the UN headquarters. Following the Party and State’s orientations, Việt Nam has sent personnel to UN peacekeeping missions, realising the country’s foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation and development.

The source of this news is from Vietnam News