Monsanto must hold responsible for tackling AO consequences in VN
10:05 | 21/04/2017

VGP – Viet Nam hailed the efforts of the U.S. Government and Congress in addressing consequences caused by the war in Viet Nam. The U.S. companies and Monsanto Company must be responsible for tackling consequences of toxic Agent Orange in Viet Nam.

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang made the statement in response to a reporters' question related to the conclusion of the International Court of Monsanto that Monsanto company destroyed Viet Nam’s environment, and the Vietnamese Government’s efforts in protecting rights for Agent Orange victims.

“Viet Nam welcomes the judgment of the International Court of Monsanto, which is considered as an objective fact about the severe consequences caused by the war in Viet Nam, especially the Agent Orange used by the U.S. army in the war.

Viet Nam suggested Monsanto Company consulting the recommendations of the International Court and soon launch realistic activities to address the issue,” she said.

Regarding Doan Thi Huong, who was a suspect in the death of a Korean man in Malaysia, Ms. Hang affirmed that Viet Nam’s viewpoint is that Doan Thi Huong must be judged equally and objectively based on Malaysia’s regulations and international laws with her legitimate rights ensured.

On the investigation of a Vietnamese girl murdered in Japan, the Spokeswoman said that:

“According to the latest information, the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan has joined Japanese functional agencies to actively investigate behaviors related to the suspect who murdered the Vietnamese girl.

The Vietnamese Embassy is keeping close contact with Japanese functional agencies to follow the case”.

By Thuy Dung

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