Australian party seeks closer ties with Vietnam

The Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) of Australia wishes to boost cooperation with relevant Vietnamese agencies in the fight for justice for Agent Orange/dioxin victims, an official of the party has said.

John Percy, the RSP’s National General Secretary, who led a delegation on a visit to Vietnam from December 20 to 25, made the statement at working sessions with the Communist Party of Vietnam(CPV) Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations and the Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin.

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The Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) supports AO victims

Percy said that his party over the years has always had fine sentiment and support to Vietnam , actively joined hands with Vietnamese agencies in Australia to organise a series of activities, especially art exhibitions and awareness campaigns to raise funds for Vietnamese Agent Orange /dioxin victims.

He also affirmed that his party always attaches great importance to and highly appreciates relations with the CPV.

Deputy head of the commission Nguyen Huy Tang spoke highly of the RSP’s active programmes to raise awareness and attention of Australian people on the fight for justice for Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin victims.

Such programmes are of great significance and make practical contributions to strengthening cooperation and understanding between the two parties in particular and the two peoples in general, Tang added.

He also affirmed that the CPV wishes to further accelerate its relations with the RSP to share experience and information and intensify other forms of practical cooperation.

At other meetings with leaders of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations and the Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin, the two sides discussed concrete measures and cooperation plans to tighten joint actions for the victims.

VNA/VOV online