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Vietnam pursues multilateralism, consensus at UNSC: Deputy PM

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Vietnam pursues multilateralism, consensus at UNSC: Deputy PM

Vietnam’s highest priority during its term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021 would be promoting multilateralism and compliance with international law in addressing global challenges regarding peace and security, said a senior official.

UXO kills more than 40,000 people in Vietnam

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UXO kills more than 40,000 people in Vietnam

Since 1975, bombs and mines left from the war in Vietnam killed more than 40,000 people and injured 60,000 others, mainly those of working-age and children. The information was released at a press con

Vietnam, US review cooperation in settling war consequences

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Vietnam, US review cooperation in settling war consequences

Vietnam and the US have reviewed their cooperation in dealing with the consequences of war during a conference in Washington DC on March 26, which was jointly held by the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Office 701) and the US Institute of Peace (USIP).

Vietnam, US join hands to heal war wounds

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Vietnam, US join hands to heal war wounds

The Vietnamese Embassy in Washington DC on March presented a documentary on the search of remains of US naval officer James B. Mills, who died during the war in Vietnam, to his sister Ann Mills-Griffiths.

Vietnam, US enhance people-to-people exchanges

Society

Vietnam, US enhance people-to-people exchanges

Ambassador Nguyen Tam Chien, President of the Vietnam-US Society hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 18 for a delegation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US (VFW), who are on a Vietnam visit from March 15-23.

Quang Tri pools resources to overcome post-war UXO

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Quang Tri pools resources to overcome post-war UXO

The People’s Committee of central Quang Tri province announced on March 15 that it has approved a project on technical consultation, training and capacity building for the clearance of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war.