Families Urge Obama to Petition Vietnam on POWs

U.S. President Barack Obama is given flowers by Linh Tran, the ceremonial flower girl, as he arrives on Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, Sunday, May 22, 2016. The president is on a weeklong trip to Asia as part of his effort to pay more …
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The families of U.S. servicemen want Barack Obama to petition Hanoi for information on prisoners of war still not accounted for after the conclusion of the Vietnam War.

From the Daily Mail:

President Obama is also facing pressure from veterans groups to address the situation of American prisoners of war during his historic state visit to Vietnam.

They also want the Commander-in-chief to press Hanoi about the location of ex-soldiers who are missing or were killed during the war.

In advance of the president’s three-day visit, the White House invited representatives of Vietnam veterans organizations to trace progress in the U.S.-Vietnamese relationship.

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