He famous the Vietnam has despatched personnel to the UN peacekeeping forces since 2014 and regularly made energetic contributions on this regard. It deployed a Degree-2 subject hospital to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for the primary time in October 2018. Thus far, it has despatched 75 officers, together with 16 females, to the peacekeeping pressure, rating 62nd among the many UN member states.
Vietnamese peacekeepers are performing duties on the UN missions in South Sudan and the Central African Republic. The nation has additionally pledged to quickly deploy personnel to the UN Interim Safety Pressure for Abyei, a disputed space between Sudan and South Sudan.
Lacroix held that Vietnam’s Degree-2 subject hospital in South Sudan has performed an essential function within the frequent success of UNMISS. It has not solely helped guarantee well being and medical circumstances for UN peacekeepers, particularly amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but in addition organised workshops to enhance the notice of main points reminiscent of COVID-19, HIV/AIDS, and gender-based violence.
He additionally spoke extremely of the Vietnamese officers’ professionalism, dedication, efforts, and sacrifice whereas performing duties in troublesome environments, expressing his sympathies on the dying of Lt. Col. Do Anh, who had died earlier this 12 months whereas working for the UN mission within the Central African Republic.