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The Vietnamese Government is keen to share information and build a coordination mechanism with the Republic of Korea in the search for soldiers missing in action during wartime.

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Thanh Cung made the remark at a working session with his RoK counterpart Baek Seung Joo in Seoul on September 30, the Quan doi Nhan dan newspaper reported.

Cung, who is also deputy head of the national steering committee on the search and repatriation of the remains of the fallen soldiers, proposed the RoK Ministry of National Defence provide Vietnam with information on documents and objects relevant to Vietnamese fallen soldiers.

In the spirit of putting the past behind and looking towards the future, the Vietnamese Government has effectively coordinated with US war veterans organisations to address post-war consequences.

The cooperation with organisations and individuals from foreign countries such as Thailand and Australia has helped Vietnam find out more tombs burying Vietnamese soldiers, Cung said.

Deputy Defence Minister Baek Seung Joo agreed with the proposal of Vietnam and promised to supply the country with related information.

The same day, the Vietnamese delegation worked with the RoK Ministry of National Defence Agency for missing in action recovery and indentification, during which they agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field.-VNA