Requiem held for Gac Ma soldiers in South Korea

by VTV410 April 2017 Last updated at 08:34 AM

VTV.vn - A solemn requiem was held at the Phung Nguyen Pagoda in Seoul, South Korea, on Sunday to pay tribute and pray for the Vietnamese soldiers who died in the Gac Ma naval battle almost 30 years ago.

The event was attended by the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, the Vietnam Embassy and representatives of the Vietnamese community in South Korea.

The ceremony was a meaningful event that conveyed the country's gratitude towards those who fought to protect Vietnam's national sovereignty. In addition, it was a chance for younger generations and the international community to learn more about the history of these waters.

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