Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun (R) meets with Lao Defense Minister Chansamone Chanyalath in Beijing, capital of China, July 31, 2017. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)
BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- China and Laos pledged to boost cooperation on law enforcement along the Mekong river, as Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun met with Lao Defense Minister Chansamone Chanyalath on Monday in Beijing.
Guo called on both sides to implement the consensus reached by their leaders, deepen law enforcement cooperation along the Mekong river, make joint efforts to combat transnational crime, protect the safety and legitimate rights of each other's institutions and personnel, and maintain regional security and stability.
Chansamone said Laos was willing to work with China to boost law enforcement cooperation and maintain regional security and stability.