Ho Chi Minh’s birth anniversary marked in France
Updated : Sunday, May 20, 2018 3:24 PM (GMT+0700)

Acommemoration of Ho Chi Minh’s 128th birth anniversary took place atthe memorial site dedicated to the late Vietnamese President in Montreau Parkin the French city of Montreuil. 

The memorial site dedicated to President Ho Chi Minh in Montreau Park in the French
city of Montreuil - Photo: VNA

Speaking at the ceremony,Florian Vigneron, deputy mayor of Montreuil, recalled the time Ho Chi Minhlived and worked for the cause of liberation of oppressed nations in France.

He said his city is proud ofhaving made contributions to the bilateral ties between the two nations duringVietnam’s struggle for independence and national construction.

Vietnamese Ambassador toFrance Nguyen Thiep said visiting the Ho Chi Minh space in Montreau Park on hisbirth anniversary has become an annual tradition of staff at the embassy,Vietnamese expatriates in France, and French friends of Vietnam.

He stated the Ho Chi Minhmemorial site in Montreau Park is evidence of the friendship, solidarity andcooperation between Vietnam and France.

Earlier, representatives of theembassy and the association of Vietnamese in France visited and laid flowers atNo 9, Compoint alley, District 17, Paris, where Ho Chi Minh lived from1921-1923.

On the occasion, anexhibition of French archive materials on Ho Chi Minh and Vietnamese patrioticrevolutionaries, is running at the headquarters of the Vietnamese associationin France from May 17-25.


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