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April 8, 1965

The Four-Point Position of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam Regarding a Political Solution of the Vietnam Question

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Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Van Dong's report at the Congress of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam clarifies the DRV's 4-point position toward a political solution of the Vietnam question in the spirit of the Geneva Accords: The US had to withdraw all military personnel and destroy their bases in Vietnam. Before a peaceful reunification, the North and the South refrained from having military alliance with other countries and foreign armies and bases in their territories. South Vietnam's internal matters would be dealt with without foreign intervention and the reunification issue would be discussed between the Vietnamese.

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Bộ Ngoại Giao, Phòng Lưu Trữ [Archives Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs], Văn kiện cơ bản về đấu tranh ngoại giao của Việt Nam (từ tháng 4-1965 đến tháng 7-1980) [Basic Documents on Vietnam’s Diplomatic Struggle (From April 1965 to July 1980)] (Hà Nội, January 1981), 5-6.


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