07/07/2015 15:32 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam, Cambodia search for soldier remains

HCM City, July 7 (VNA) – Cambodia will continue to join Vietnam for search and repatriate of the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and specialists who lost their lives to the war in Cambodia, according to Nhan Dan newspaper.

It was part of the contents under a cooperation agreement signed by the special task force committees of the Vietnamese and Cambodian governments during their 14th talks in Ho Chi Minh City on July 6.

The two committees expressed satisfaction with the progress of their cooperation which has resulted in the repatriation of the remains of more than 701 Vietnamese soldiers, including 15 identified during the 2014-2015 dry season.

During the 2013-2014 dry season, remains of 590 Vietnamese soldiers were found.

The two governments have set a goal to complete the search and retrieval of Vietnamese soldier remains by 2020.
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