Australia supports the recovery of Vietnamese war remains

As part of the ongoing cooperation between Australia and Vietnam, the Department of Defence has presented the Vietnamese Deputy Minister for Defence, Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem with a digital database of Missing in Action data.

Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel Darren Chester said Australia understands the importance of honouring those who have died in war.

“The recovery of war remains has been an important area of defence cooperation between Australia and Vietnam,” Mr Chester said.