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Vietnam responds to US Human Rights Reports
  • | VGP | March 13, 2017 01:28 PM
The US Department of State’s Human Rights Reports for 2016 still cover some prejudiced remarks and fail to provide an accurate overview of human rights in Vietnam, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh.

Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh

Binh made the statement on Monday in response to reporters’ query on Vietnam’s reaction to the aforesaid Reports.

He reaffirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of protecting and accelerating basic rights of citizens.

The international community has also acknowledged and highly valued Vietnam’s efforts and achievements in incessantly ensuring and improving basic human rights over the past time.

The Spokesman affirmed Vietnam stands ready to engage in frank and open talks in a constructive manner with other countries, including the US on issues that both sides have different views on.

So far, Vietnam and the US have conducted 20 rounds of annual bilateral dialogue on human rights.

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