The second edition of the Italian language version of a book on revolutionary armed forces and building people’s army, written by Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap has been introduced in the Italian city of Venice.
As part of activities to mark the 37 th anniversary of the liberation of the south and national reunification, the event was jointly organised by the Vietnamese Embassy in Italy and the Italy – Vietnam Friendship Association in Veneto region (IVFA).
Addressing the event, IVFA President Angelo Tomaselli Vladi praised the heroic Vietnamese nation’s struggle for national liberation and reunification. He added the book spotlights outlook on people’s war and the successful resistance war against foreign invaders.
The publishing of the book aimed to share joy with Vietnamese people on the anniversary and Gen. Giap on the occasion of his 100 th birthday, contributing to tightening solidarity, mutual understanding and friendship between the two peoples, Vladi said.
The Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy, Dang Khanh Thoai highly valued the significance of the event, saying Gen. Giap is one of the world’s military talents, who made significant contributions to leading the Vietnamese people to a full victory during resistance wars.-VNA