Category Archives: Human Rights

Scholar: Vietnamese army instrumental in changing Cambodia history

Hanoi (VNA) � The Vietnamese army was instrumental in defeating the Khmer Rouge regime, changing history in Cambodia, according to Executive Director of the Documentation Centre of Cambodia Youk Chhang.

In an interview with Vietnam News Agency, Chhang said many Cambodians fleeing the genocidal regime had told the world about the catastrophe, but no country was willing to interfere.…

Minister talks solutions to superstitious practices

Hanoi (VNA) Solutions to superstitious practices in the name of religion were highlighted by Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien while replying to legislators’ questions on June 6 morning.…

Vietnam has good chances to come to UNSC: Swedish diplomat

New York (VNA) – Vietnam has very good chances to be elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in an election scheduled for June 7, according to a Swedish high-ranking diplomat.…

Prime Minister hails role of young lawmakers

Hanoi (VNA) Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the active role of young National Assembly deputies, who he described as high quality human resources for the Party and the State, at a meeting with young parliamentarians on June 6, on the occasion of the 14th legislature’s 7th session.…

Egyptian journalist: Vietnam will contribute much if elected to UNSC

Cairo (VNA) Vietnam will be elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in the election slated for June 7, a leading Egyptian journalist has said.

In an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Al Mesa newspaper of Egypt Refaat Khaled said he supports Vietnam’s bid for the post for the 2020-2021 tenure, expressing his belief that the country will win the election.…

Italian PM voices support for Vietnam’s UNSC non-permanent seat run

Hanoi (VNA) Italy supports Vietnam’s bid to run for a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in the 2020-2021 term, affirmed Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

He made the affirmation at his meeting with Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Hanoi on June 5 during his official visit to Vietnam.…

Vietnam attached to peace: Senegal Ambassador

New York (VNA) � Vietnam’s current position in the region shows that the countries is attached to peace and it is not by chance that Vietnam is selected and supported by countries in the region as the only candidate for election to the United Nations Security Council this time, according to a high-ranking Senegal diplomat.…