US human rights report incorrect: Vietnam foreign ministry

March 25, 2023

The U.S. Department of State’s annual human rights report contains inaccurate information about Vietnam, Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said, adding the Southeast Asian nation is ready to discuss the discrepancies with the U.S. Deputy spokeswoman of the foreign ministry Pham Thu Hang spoke at a press conference in Hanoi on Thursday in response to the U.S. State Department’s March 20 announcement of the 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Report – which stated that some Asian countries, including Vietnam, had “seriously and systematically violated human rights.” “Vietnam regrets that the Human Rights Report has released biased statements based on inaccurate information about Vietnam,” Hang said. It is Vietnam’s consistent policy to protect and promote human rights, the deputy spokeswoman emphasized. They are protected and promoted by legal documents as well as enforced in practice,” the representative of the foreign ministry stated. It is Vietnam’s consistent policy to protect and promote human rights, the deputy spokeswoman emphasized. They are protected and promoted by legal documents as well as enforced in practice,” the representative of the foreign ministry stated.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News

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