Vietnam to join UN peacekeeping missions in October

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A send-off ceremony for Vietnam’s first level-2 field hospital that will leave for UN peacekeeping missions in South Sudan will be held in Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC on October 1.

A meeting of preparation tasks of the field hospital

A meeting of preparation tasks of the field hospital

According to Deputy Minister of Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam is ready to take part in the UN Peacekeeping Operations. It is the first time Vietnam deploys a military unit to a foreign country for UN peacekeeping operations.
Vietnamese medical officers have participated in training programs following UN standards of training for peacekeeping missions. So far, the preparation has basically been completed.
The preparation of the second level-2 field hospital has been also kicked off to replace the first field hospital in 2019.
Bệnh viện dã chiến cấp 2 đã sẵn sàng lên đường tới Nam Sudan ảnh 1       Deputy Minister of Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh is answering media questions.

By MAI AN - Translated by Kim Khanh

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