01/09/2018 11:25 GMT+7 print

Exhibition on Paris Peace Accords opens in HCM City

An exhibition, themed “The Paris Agreement on Vietnam – The Door to Peace”, opened at the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 on August 31.
On display are 120 documents, objects, and photos relating to the Paris Peace Accords, which were signed 45 years ago.
The exhibition focuses on categories of the negotiation, the signing and implementation of the accords, as well as the fight to protect it for peace and reunification.
Also at the event, the Centre for National Archives II under the Department of State Records and Archives will present to the public more than 600 pages of documents exchanged between the Republic of Vietnam and the United States. Many of these pages were classified as confidential or top confidential.  
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Director of the museum Chau Phuoc Hiep said the exhibition not only provides information on the Paris Peace Talks, but also highlights the importance of peace and friendship between Vietnam and international people who support peace in the country.
On January 27, 1973, the Paris Peace Accords – an agreement to end the war and restore peace in Vietnam – were signed between the four governments of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam, the Republic of Vietnam, and the United States.
The agreement called to an end the longest and most difficult struggle in the history of Vietnam’s diplomacy, with 202 public meetings held over the war’s four years, eight months, and 14 days.
The exhibition will run until February 28 next year. –VNA/VNP