The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will offer US$20 million in non-refundable aid to the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) for post-war bomb and landmine recovery efforts in the country.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is one of the most heavily landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) affected countries in the world, said Nghiem Dinh Thien, vice director of the Vietnam Bomb and Mine Clearance Action Centre (VBMAC).
Sappers have safely defused a nearly 500kg bomb which was dropped by the US troops during the war in the northern province of Phu Tho.
(VOV) - Since 1999, the central province of Quang Tri has removed more than 130,000 explosive devices and 2,500 landmines left over from the war.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Defence Deputy Minister Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh left Hanoi on July 14 for a working visit to the US to deal with the post-war consequences of landmines and unexploded ordnance.