Viet Nam, EU discuss death penalty
Ha Noi, Nov. 24 (VNA) - The death penalty is necessary in
Bang told a three-day seminar on the death penalty, which was opened in Ha Noi on Wednesday by Viet Nam's Foreign Ministry and the European Union (EU), that Viet Nam highly appreciated the opportunity to enhance dialogue and cooperation with the EU on human right issues on the basis of equality and mutual respect for the common goal of promoting and protecting human rights.
The Vietnamese diplomat said
Speaking at the seminar, Dutch Ambassador to Viet Nam Gerben de Jong expressed hopes that the seminar will provide necessary information to help Viet Nam's policy-making in this important and sentitive area.
Participants discussed a law framework concerning death penalty, implementation of human rights, their experiences in the field and alternatives to capital punishments.
Ambassadors and representatives from EU-member countries and representatives of
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