Vietnam and Cambodia exchanged two documents approving border marker planting, marking a step forward in the settlement of the two countries' land border.

Ceremony of Exchange of the Ratification of the Document to Ratify the "Supplementary Treaty to the 1985 National Border Planning Treaty and the 2005 Supplementary Treaty" between Vietnam and Cambodia "(the Supplementary Treaty 2019), together with the" Protocol


Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at the document exchange ceremony was held online today Photo: B? Ngo?i giao.

With the completion of exchanging the Ratification Document, two legal documents recording the achievement of demarcation (about 84%) of the Vietnam-Cambodia mainland border came into effect from today.

Speaking at the exchange ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said that the entry into force of the two legal documents demonstrates the determination and goodwill of both Vietnam and Cambodia in resolving the common border issue.

The 2019 Supplementary Treaty and the Demarcation Protocol, together with the 1985 National Border Planning Treaty and the 2005 Supplementary Treaty, will serve as the basic legal framework for governing, protecting and

These documents also help to maintain security, national defense and social order and safety in border areas, contribute to promoting development cooperation, friendship exchange, and improving the lives of border residents.

The two countries are expected to actively coordinate in order to soon organize the hand-over and management of borders and landmarks in accordance with the Protocol, and at the same time continue to negotiate and develop international treaties on regulations on border management and