25/03/2016 15:59 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Agent Orange/Dioxin consequence relief discussed

Hanoi, March 25 (VNA) - Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh met with Tim Rieser from the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the bilateral cooperation in handling Agent Orange/dioxin consequences in Vietnam in Hanoi on March 24.

S enior Lieutenant General Vinh hailed the goodwill and efforts of the US side, expressing his hope that the US will continue to support Vietnam in the field, reported Quan Doi Nhan Dan newspaper.
The officials agreed that Vietnam and the US have achieved positive results in cooperation in overcoming war consequences.

Regarding the Environmental Remediation of Dioxin Contamination at Da Nang Airport project, they agreed that the project has opened up an effective cooperation mechanism between the two countries.

The two sides also discussed the possibility that the US will assist Vietnam to decontaminate toxic chemical in Bien Hoa airport, which was an air base airport during the Vietnam war, in the southern province of Dong Nai.
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