Students participating the talk (Photo: VNA)
A large number of students and members of left-wing party Nuevo Encuentro joining the talk were interested in learning about the history, traditional culture and socio-economic development achievements in recent years of Vietnam.

Speaking at the ceremony, Head of ICAV Poldi Sosa emphasized that the August Revolution and National Day September 2nd marked a great turning point in the history of the people of Vietnam and opened a new era for the movement of national liberation struggles around the world.

These events had profound international significance; a source of great cheer and encouragement for colonial nations and oppressed and exploited peoples on the world to struggle for national independence, democracy and social progress.

Professor Ezequiel Ramoneda, coordinator of Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at the National University of La Plata, reviewed historical process against invaders for independence and national reunification of the Vietnamese people, achievements in the cause of regional and international integration, especially Vietnam's contributions to the development of the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN).

The representative of the Vietnamese Embassy in Argentine confirmed the historical significance of the event on September 2nd, 1945, when President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence at historical Ba Dinh square, giving birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and reviewed the process of gaining independence and freedom, and protecting, building and developing the country over the past 71 years. Vietnam’s economic growth has reached about 7%; promoting cooperation and friendly relations with all countries of the world; extensive international integration; striving to become a country with per capita income at the above average level by 2035.

On this occasion, the participants at the talk also watched two short films about the dire consequences of Agent Orange after the war, and about the country, people, achievements of Vietnam./.

 

BTA (According to VNA)