Memos Go Easy On Vietnam

The Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade in confidential notes praised Vietnam for “progress” on human rights even as lawmakers condemned the Communist state at parliamentary hearings. Files released through Access To Information indicate diplomats downplayed the issue when speaking with Vietnamese authorities: “We note progress has been made in many areas”.

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