Argentine media spotlights Vietnam’s August Revolution

Saturday, 2016-08-20 16:56:03
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NDO/VNA - Several Argentine websites on August 19 ran news stories highlighting the significance of the 1945 August Revolution of Vietnam on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the event (August 19, 1945-2016).

Under the title “Vietnam, a peaceful nation”, AcercandoNaciones’s article acknowledged the August Revolution as a forefront in the national liberation movement across the world.

It said the revolution was an ingenious combination between political struggle and armed combat, supplemented by each other and applied flexibly in various circumstances.

The article, penned by journalist Jorge Tuero, who is director of the AcercandoNaciones magazine, praised the sound leadership and right strategy taken by the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).

According to the article, careful preparations related to politics and military along with the national unity and strength of the alliance of workers and peasants contributed to making the great victory and the birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2, 1945.

The journalist also appreciated Vietnam’s strong development, modernisation and the country’s integration efforts at present.

Meanwhile, the Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CIEYS) released an article by Professor Oscar Natalich, which reviewed periods of Vietnam’s resistance war against the French colonists.

It highlighted the establishment of the Vietnam Revolutionary Youth Association in 1925, which gathered patriotic young people to promote national liberation movements nationwide, and the establishment of the CPV in 1930, which worked to expel French colonialism, feudalism and reactionary bourgeoisies, ensure human rights and gender equality, and promote education.

The article also recalled when late President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945 at Ba Dinh Square.

On ArgenPress, journalist Oscar Amado published chronicles of Vietnam’s history in 1954-1975, reviewing the important milestones in the country’s anti-American resistance war from 1954-1975.