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  Foreign relations of Vietnam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vietnam did not begin to emerge from international isolation until it withdrew its troops from Cambodia in 1989.
In the past decade, Vietnam has recognized the increasing importance of growing global economic interdependence and has made concerted efforts to adjust its foreign relations to reflect the evolving international economic and political situation in Southeast Asia.
Vietnam and China each assert claims to the Spratly Islands, an archipelago in a potentially oil-rich area of the South China Sea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Vietnam   (682 words)

 VN Embassy : The foreign service and national development
Foreign Minister Nguyen Dy Nien :On the occasion of the New Year 2003, via Vietnam Review, I would like to wish its readers, the friends of Vietnam and all individuals interested in Vietnam, Vietnam Review’s Editorial Board and all its staff a new year of good health, happiness and success.
Foreign Minister (FM) Nguyen Dy Nien: In 2002, the situation in the region and throughout the world has kept developing in a complicated manner and that prompts all the nations and the regions to pay greater attention to security and cope with the menace of international terrorism.
All our foreign relations are for the implementation of the Resolutions of the 9th Party Congress, on the basis of upholding the guideline for foreign relations of independence and sovereignty, diversification and multi-lateralization, under the guiding principle "Ready to be a reliable friend and partner of all the nations in the international community".
www.vietnamembassy-usa.org /news/story.php?datestamp=20030113172946   (983 words)

 Vietnam - FOREIGN RELATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Until the fall of the South Vietnamese government in 1975, the VCP considered foreign policy interests to be subordinate to the overriding issue of national liberation and reunification.
Among the more pressing were its relations with Laos, Cambodia, China, the Soviet Union, the member nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and the West.
Ideological and nationalist goals thus were often interchangeable, and Vietnamese foreign policy could be construed as serving national interests and international communism at the same time.
countrystudies.us /vietnam/58.htm   (249 words)

 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Vietnam -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a country in Southeast Asia.
France occupied all of Vietnam by 1884, ruling it as a colony until 1954, as part of Indochina.
South Vietnam also gained its independence at this time, but was under the control of anti-communists.
www.kidsseek.com /encyclopedia-wiki/vi/Vietnam   (202 words)

 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Resolution was approved by the House unanimously (416-0), and by the Senate 88-2, with Senators Wayne Morse of Oregon and Ernest Gruening of Alaska casting the only nay votes.
The Resolution was repealed in June of 1970, with the help of Judge Glenn Smith II, in response to the Nixon Administration's military operations in Cambodia.
The U.S. had already begun the process of withdrawing troops from the area in 1969, under a policy known as "Vietnamization", but did not completely disengage from the region until 1975, after the North Vietnamese take-over of Saigon, now Ho Chi Minh City.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gulf_of_Tonkin_Resolution   (297 words)

 Foreign Affairs - U.S.-Vietnam Relations and the Security of Southeast Asia - Franklin B. Weinstein
The dispatch of the Woodcock mission to Hanoi and, in May 1977, the initiation of discussions with the Vietnamese in Paris seemed to foreshadow the early establishment of ties with Hanoi.
He is the author of Indonesian Foreign Policy and the Dilemma of Dependence: From Sukarno to Soeharto and the editor of U.S.-Japan Relations and the Security of East Asia: The Next Decade.
He believes the Vietnamese see nothing to be gained from cooperation with their neighbors, and he describes the view that close relations with Vietnam are crucial to stability and security in Southeast Asia as a "fixation" of the Japanese and, perhaps, a few Americans.
www.foreignaffairs.org /19780701faessay9878/franklin-b-weinstein/u-s-vietnam-relations-and-the-security-of-southeast-asia.html   (624 words)

 Vietnam (04/05)
Vietnam's tensions with its neighbors and its stagnant economy contributed to a massive exodus from Vietnam.
The December 10, 2001, entry-into-force of the Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between the U.S. and Vietnam is a significant milestone for Vietnam's economy and for normalization of U.S.-Vietnam relations.
Vietnam has demonstrated its commitment to trade liberalization in recent years, and integration with the world economy has become one of the cornerstones of its reform program.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/4130.htm   (4857 words)

 Delay Rattles Certainty of U.S.-Vietnam Trade Accord
In addition, Vietnam has grown weary of the country it defeated militarily sending a stream of officials from Washington to lecture on human rights and free markets.
The delay was particularly odd because Vietnam and the United States had signed a memo of understanding in July, accepting all points of the deal and making the signing only a formality.
Foreign investment was down 60% for the first six months of 1999 compared with the same period last year, and except for the oil, garment and agricultural sectors, the economy is flat after years of heady growth.
www.gseis.ucla.edu /~howard/Personal/Trips/Vietnam99/lat-11-01-99.html   (924 words)

 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Asia - Vietnam - Foreign Relations
Vietnam joined the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) in November 1998 and hosted the ASEAN summit in 2001.
Vietnam and China each assert claims to the Spratly Islands (as does Taiwan), an archipelago in a potentially oil-rich area of the South China Sea.
Vietnam and Russia declared a strategic partnership March 2001 during the first visit ever to Hanoi of a Russian head of state, largely as an attempt to counterbalance the People's Republic of China's (P.R.C.) growing profile in Southeast Asia.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/vm/Vietnam_relations_summary.htm   (694 words)

 The EU's relations with Vietnam - Overview
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state, where the Communist Party of Vietnam (CVP) holds the monopoly of the political process.
Vietnam’s principal exports to the EU are textile and footwear products, coffee and tea, while Vietnam’s principal imports from the EU are machine tools, electrical equipment, and pharmaceutical products.
On the margins of the ASEM Summit in Hanoi, the EU became Vietnam’s first major partner to conclude bilateral WTO market access negotiations, a deal which gave considerable impetus to Vietnam’s WTO accession process, expected to be concluded in 2006.
europa.eu.int /comm/external_relations/vietnam/intro   (1002 words)

 Vietnam Veterans Against the War Statement by John Kerry
Vietnam Veterans Against the War Statement by John Kerry to the Senate Committee of Foreign Relations
And to attempt to justify the loss of one American life in Vietnam, Cambodia or Laos by linking such loss to the preservation of freedom, which those misfits supposedly abuse, is to us the height of criminal hypocrisy, and it is that kind of hypocrisy which we feel has torn this country apart.
They wanted everything to do with the war, particularly with this foreign presence of the United States of America, to leave them alone in peace, and they practiced the art of survival by siding with whichever military force was present at a particular time, be it Viet Cong, North Vietnamese or American.
lists.village.virginia.edu /sixties/HTML_docs/Resources/Primary/Manifestos/VVAW_Kerry_Senate.html   (1125 words)

 Vietnam Foreign Military Relations - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In the 1950s and 1960s, the primary influence on PAVN was Chinese (see Foreign Relations, ch.
By the 1980s, the estimate was that the Soviets provided 97 percent of such equipment and that the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), Poland, and Czechoslovakia together supplied the remaining 3 percent (see table 9, Appendix A).
The Soviet Union's relations with PAVN allowed Moscow to establish a military presence on the Indochina Peninsula.
www.photius.com /countries/vietnam/national_security/vietnam_national_security_foreign_military_rel~2669.html   (481 words)

 Press Release: 96/04/30 FRUS, Vol II and III, 1964-68, Vietnam War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Foreign Relations, 1964-1968, volumes II and III, document the policymaking process that led the President and his advisers to take these decisions.
The Foreign Relations volumes on Vietnam are the most comprehensive published collection of documents on the war, surpassing the "Pentagon Papers," which were made public with much controversy during the war.
The continuing deterioration of South Vietnam's ability to defend itself prompted the President's national security team to recommend a greater U.S. role, concurring with the assessment of the Commander of the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, General William C. Westmoreland, who on June 7 requested 44 battalions.
dosfan.lib.uic.edu /erc/frus/releases/960430_Vietnam.html   (882 words)

 Viet Nam Bilateral relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
After diplomatic relations were established in 1975, political relations developed slowly at first, since Vietnam had maintained close contacts with the former GDR.
The visit to Vietnam by Parliamentary Speaker Wolfgang Thierse in December 2001 gave cooperation between the two parliaments a new impetus prompting frequent interparliamentary visits, the latest high point being the visit by Deputy Parliamentary Speakers Dr Kastner in October 2004 and Dr Solms in May 2005.
Vietnam is a priority country in the campaign to make Germany more attractive as an international place of study.
www.auswaertiges-amt.de /www/en/laenderinfos/laender/laender_ausgabe_html?type_id=14&land_id=190   (1283 words)

Vietnam occupies the eastern and southern part of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia, with the South China Sea along its entire coast.
In 1977, border clashes between Vietnam and Cambodia intensified, as well as accusations by its former ally Beijing that Chinese residents of Vietnam were being subjected to persecution.
In early 1979, Vietnam was conducting a two-front war: defending its northern border against a Chinese invasion and supporting its army in Cambodia, which was still fighting Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge guerrillas.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108144.html   (1429 words)

 Articles - Foreign relations of Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The committal of troops to the Vietnam War was viewed as an attempt by the Menzies Government to strengthen the alliance with the USA following Great Britain's withdrawal "east of Suez".
Its first major independent foreign policy action was to conclude an agreement in 1944 with New Zealand dealing with the security, welfare, and advancement of the people of the independent territories of the Pacific (the ANZAC pact).
Australia has official relations with a number of countries, with these countries it maintains an embassy or in the case of Commonwealth countries, a high commission.
www.centralairconditioners.net /articles/Foreign_relations_of_Australia   (3123 words)

 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 4 Num 52   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Foreign Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Dy Nien and his Bangladesh counterpart M Morshed Khan pledged better economic and political cooperation between the two countries.
Vietnam was one of the first countries to recognise Bangladesh and had supported Bangladesh's liberation struggle wholeheartedly as a Cold War era ally of the Soviet Union.
The quartet is considered key players in the ASEAN and all of their foreign ministers have had a round of visit to Dhaka during the last weeks.
www.thedailystar.net /2003/07/18/d30718080157.htm   (357 words)

 Vietnam War Bibliography: Penn State Lehigh Valley Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Marines in Vietnam, 1954-1973: An Anthology and Annotated Bibiography.
Vietnam Origins I: Decisions: An Examination of the Kennedy Administration's Policy in Vietnam.
The Marines in Vietnam, 1954- 1973: An Anthology and Annotated Bibliography.
www.an.psu.edu /jkl1/vietnam/vietbib.html   (1410 words)

 Vietnam in Foreign Relations of the United States
Vietnam in Foreign Relations of the United States
This series provides the official record of the foreign policy of the United States since 1861.
For 1955-57 and 1958-60, Vietnam materials appear in their own volumes, and at the beginning of the series of documents for those periods.
www.richmond.edu /~ebolt/history398/VietnaminForeignRelationsoftheUnitedStates.html   (670 words)

 AII POW-MIA - Lippo/Riady
Now their focus is to win most-favored nation (MFN) for the draconian communist regime in Vietnam, which recently burned a Buddhist Monastery in Hue and jailed the monks and nuns for advocating improved human rights, freedom of religion and democracy.
Contributions by non-citizens and foreign companies of course are illegal; however, as evidence shows, much of the money was laundered, perhaps through companies associated with groups like the U.S.-Vietnam Trade Council.
However, their contributions which were made to influence, U.S. foreign policy to lift the trade embargo and renew relations with communist Vietnam at the cost of the return of POWs and truthfully accounting for MIAs is beyond the pale of human decency and the height of immorality.
www.aiipowmia.com /sea/benge_lippo.html   (1059 words)

 SANDNet Weekly Update, April 5, 2000
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Sun Yuxi said that his government would seek clarifications on apparent changes in U.S. South Asia policies, including the U.S. stance on India's nuclear policy.
Pakistan-China Relations A Chinese delegation led by Ma Yue Vice, chairman of the Chinese Council for the Promotion of International Trade, met with Pakistani Finance Minister Shaukat Aziz on March 31, during which Pakistan and China agreed to expand bilateral trade and economic relations.
Sri Lankan deputy foreign affairs minister Laxman Kirialle said that, "if India acts positively, our war with the LTTE will end soon." He urged India to police the Indian Ocean more effectively and suggested that the LTTE smuggles many of its weapons from India.
www.nautilus.org /archives/sand/Updates2000/Apr05.html   (1051 words)

 Nhan Dan ---Business
Vietnam considers India a major market and will strive to bring two-way trade to US $1 billion by 2006, said an official of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Vietnam's strong growth and rapid technology development in many fields have drawn attraction from Wallonne's enterprises and kindle hope for business opportunities, Mr Cardoen stressed.
Cardoen hopes Vietnam will be an important export market for Wallonne in the future, especially in the environment, agriculture and health sectors.
www.nhandan.com.vn /english/business/280905/sautin.htm   (944 words)

 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 98053891   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Abbreviations Preface Introduction: international relations, rationality, and Marxist-Leninist political cultures Part I. The Local Genesis of the Conflict: 1.
Roots of a conflict: the Vietnamese communists and the Cambodians, 1930-70 2.
North Vietnam's tilt toward the Soviet Union, 1968-75 7.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/cam027/98053891.html   (171 words)

 A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Abstract: A history of the war in Viet Nam from the 1940's through the 1970's.
Keywords: book review, vietnam, history, Viet Nam, War, French Indochina, President Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Communism, freedom, independence, South Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, United States, foreign relations, Indochinese War 1946-1954, Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1975.
This book is being considered for further review, but we do not yet have a copy in hand.
www.weyrich.com /book_reviews/time_for_war.html   (152 words)

 The Foreign Relations of Vietnam
Compiled by Japan's Ministry of Foreign Relations: basic data; VIP visits; cultural exchanges; recent trends; related documents
Conducted by the Washington Post on the eve of the first U.S. visit by a Vietnam Prime Minister in 30 years: Vietnam's relations with the U.S., political and economic reforms, overseas Vietnamese, etc. (June 16, 2005)
Vietnam-China Relations Since the End of the Cold War
newton.uor.edu /Departments&Programs/AsianStudiesDept/vietnam-rel.html   (224 words)

 Davidson College Library: Research Guide for History 349
American Foreign Relations since 1600: A Guide to the Literature.
Vietnam War Literature: An Annotated Bibliography of Imaginative Works about Americans Fighting in Vietnam.
(1963 to present) Indexes journal articles in sociology and related fields, including anthropology, economics, education, philosophy, political science, and social psychology.
www.davidson.edu /library/refer/his349.asp   (1512 words)

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