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Vientiane (VNA) – The Lao newspapers on July 27 published articles featuring Laos – Vietnam fighting alliance and great dedication made by Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts in Laos, on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of Day of Invalids and Martyrs (July 27).

The Pathet Lao newspaper of the Lao News Agency ran an article entitled “Laos – Vietnam fighting alliance, symbol of great friendship”.

According to the article, Vietnam and Laos are two neighbouring countries with traditional relationship and special solidarity founded by Presidents Ho Chi Minh, Kaysone Phomvihane and Suphanouvong and nurtured by generations of the two Parties and States’ leaders and peoples, becoming an invaluable asset of the two peoples and one of the factors deciding on the prosperity of the two nations.

The Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts endured innumberable hardships and challenges to accomplish assigned tasks, gaining the ultimate victory together with Lao armed forces and people during resistance wars against French colonialists and American imperialists from 1945 to 1975.

The article affirmed that the Lao Party and State presented noble distinctions to Vietnamese individuals and organisations working as voluntary soldiers and experts in honour of their merit service to the nation.

Concluding the article, the newspaper stressed that great dedication by Vietnamese officials, voluntary soldiers and experts made important contributions to building and consolidating great friendship between the two nations and armies.

Meanwhile, the Pasaxon newspaper, an official organ of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, also hailed the Laos – Vietnam fighting alliance as a symbol of strong will and determination to fight for independence, freedom, peace and justice.

It emphasised that a number of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts laid down their lives in Laos to  bring peace and freedom to the two peoples./.