|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 9 Sep 2008 10:28:20 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL, MUNITIONS: U.S. to help clear Vietnam|
UXO clearing in Vietnam is the US responsibility: US official Xuan Linh VietNamNet Bridge September 9, 2008Deputy Assistant Secretary for Plans, Programmes and Operations Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Stephen T. Ganyard said the US is expanding its cooperation programme to clear unexploded ordinance (UXO) with Vietnam and considers it the US' responsibility.
Aiming to promote cooperation programmes on UXO clearing, US officials conducted a field trip to the central provinces of Quang Binh and Quang Tri, which have the largest volumes of UXO in Vietnam.
Quang Binh and Quang Tri are listed in the US Department of State-funded programme to research and make a map on UXO pollution, which will be released in the next few weeks to assist non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that perform UXO-clearing projects in Vietnam.
... For the entire article, see http://english.vietnamnet.vn/politics/2008/09/802781/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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