A report was issued Wednesday at the eighth annual meeting of the
US-Viet Nam Joint Advisory Committee (JAC) on Agent Orange/Dioxin.
meeting has been held annually since 2006 to provide scientific advice
to the governments of Viet Nam and the US on dioxin contamination
cleanup and research on health issues associated with dioxin.
event serves as a reminder of the level of co-operation and trust that
exists between our two countries, and comes only months after President
Truong Tan Sang and President Obama signed the US-Viet Nam Comprehensive
Partnership at the White House," said the Ambassador to Viet Nam, David
B. Shear, at the opening ceremony.
of our Presidents agreed that extensive co-operation in addressing war
legacy issues has allowed us to develop a relationship that looks to the
future. Today, we come together again to advance this forward-looking
relationship and work toward our shared goal of overcoming the legacy of
Agent Orange," he said.
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