Vietnam, China hold joint anti-terror exercise

Hanoi: China and Vietnam have held a joint anti-terror exercise, a media report said on Friday. The Thien Thanh 2016 drill, with representatives from Vietnam's Ministry of Defence, Command of Border Guard, Ha Giang People's Committee, took place at Thanh Thuy International Border Gate in China-bordering Ha Giang province on Thursday, Xinhua news agency cited from a local newspaper. The drill showed mutual trust between the two neighbour's armed forces and laid foundation for relevant authorities to build legal framework on law enforcement cooperation in response to emergency situation and coordination in dealing with cross-border cases.