German daily praises Vietnam’s peace, independence spirit hinh anh 1 Ly Thuong Kiet street in Hanoi is decorated with flags on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the liberation of the South and National Reunification Day (Photo: VNA)
Berlin (VNA) – A German newspaper has highlighted Vietnam’s spirit of peace and national independence during the war, describing this as a decisive factor that led to the success of the country’s struggle for national liberation.

In an article on May 2 on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam’s liberation of the south (April 30), the Jungewelt daily said Vietnam marked the anniversary mainly online in the context of the COVID-19. The country is screening a 22-episode documentary depicting comprehensively the struggle for national independence, covering the time period starting when President Ho Chi Minh left Vietnam in 1911 to foreign countries in search of a way for national salvation until April 1975.

The newspaper stressed that with support from the solidarity spirit all over the world, Vietnam’s national liberation movement has proved that history can be established and shaped on the basis of the spirit of peace and national independence.

The article also reviewed difficulties and hardships facing Vietnam after the world, despite which the country still recorded considerable achievements, especially in the recent past.

It also praised Vietnam’s efforts and successes in the fight against the raging pandemic with no deaths recorded and the number of cases kept under 500./.