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November 3, 1968

The National Liberation Front's Five-Point Political Solution to the South Vietnam Question

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Excerpt from a declaration of the National Liberation Front on a political settlement of the South Vietnam question: The US had to withdraw from Vietnam and destroy their military bases in South Vietnam. South Vietnam's internal matters would be dealt with by the South Vietnamese and the reunification of Vietnam would be decided by the Vietnamese without foreign intervention. There would be a general election in South Vietnam. The new government in South Vietnam would adopt a neutral foreign policy: No military alliance, having cordial relation with all countries, establishing good neighbor relations with Cambodia and Laos.

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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), 11.


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