Palestinian Ambassador and his 15 Tet celebrations in Vietnam

Palestinian Ambassador and his 15 Tet celebrations in Vietnam

NDO—Palestinian Ambassador to Vietnam Saadi Salama speaks Vietnamese as fluently as his native language. This year marked his fifteenth Tet (lunar New Year) celebration in Vietnam. After more than 36 years as a strong connection to the land and people of Vietnam, the ambassador has adopted many habits common among Vietnamese. (Jan 27, 2017)

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