A delegation of Veterans For Peace (VFP) organisation of the US is paying a visit to Vietnam from April 18 to May 2 as guests of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO).

At a reception given to the VFP delegate in Hanoi, on April 18, Chairman of the Vietnam-US Friendship Association Nguyen Tam Chien spoke highly of the VFP’s activities in support of Vietnam, particularly its assistance for delegations of Vietnamese Agent Orange /dioxin victims during their trips in the US.

Chien briefed his guests on the role that VUFO and the Vietnam-US Friendship Association play in promoting the friendship between the Vietnamese people and other nations, including the US people.

He affirmed that his association hopes to continue its cooperation with the VFP, and pledged to support the operation of the VFP’s branch in Vietnam, particularly in humanitarian activities.

During the visit from April 18 to May 2, the VFP delegation is scheduled to visit AO victims’ families and care centres.

They will also hold working sessions with Associations of AO Victims in Hanoi, Da Nang city, and Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Tri provinces.-VNA