Vietnamese female soldiers to join UN's peacekeeping activities

The United Nations peacekeeping training course was opened in Hanoi capital of Vietnam on October 24 under the donation of the United Nations Mobile Training Team.

Two officers are assigned to the U.N peacekeeping mission in the South Sudan. photo:SGGP

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Director of Vietnam Peacekeeping Center Colonel Hoang Kim Phung said that 12 Vietnamese military staffs and officers have been assigned to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in the South Sudan and the Central African Republic since Vietnam officially participated in peacekeeping activities of the United Nations in 2014.

Currently, Vietnam also focuses on training female soldiers to join with the United Nations peacekeepers.

The training course attracts 23 trainees being soldiers and military staffs.

By Tran Binh- Translated by Huyen Huong

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