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US appreciates repatriation work

Update: May, 23/2013 - 09:23

HA NOI (VNS)— The US appreciated the goodwill and close and effective co-operation of the Vietnamese Government and people in searching for the remains of US servicemen who died during the American War in Viet Nam.

W. Winfield , US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for Prisoners of War/Missing Personnel Affairs (POW/MIA), made the statement during his four-day working visit to Viet Nam that ended yesterday.

During his stay in the country, Winfield was received by Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and Deputy Minister of Public Security To Lam.

He also had a working session with Vietnamese agencies in charge of co-operation on the search for the remains of those who were missing in action (MIA).

On the occasion, the US delegation had a fact-finding trip to two MIA excavation sites in central Quang Ngai and Thua Thien-Hue provinces. — VNS


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