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Monday, May 04, 2015

Vietnam People’s Navy marks 60th founding anniversary with parade at military port

The Vietnam People’s Navy on Saturday held a ceremony, accompanied by a military parade, at the Cam Ranh military port in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa to commemorate its 60th anniversary.

The event was joined by Truong Tan Sang, Politburo member and State President; Nguyen Thien Nhan, Politburo member and chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front; Phung Quang Thanh, Politburo member and Defense Minister; Tran Dai Quang, Politburo member and Minister of Public Security; and many other senior leaders, both current and former, of Vietnam.

Speaking at the celebration, State President Truong Tan Sang emphasized that the navy needs to thoroughly understand and follow the viewpoints of the State and the Communist Party of Vietnam on national defense to protect the country’s sovereignty over seas and islands and settle disputes in the East Vietnam Sea, according to government website

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