Vietnam-ASEAN Relations: A Retrospective

Commentaries and Op-eds April 14, 2015, UoN Blogs / China Policy Institute Blog

In 2015 Vietnam celebrates two major anniversaries. First, it is 40 years since war ended in Vietnam with the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975, which paved the way for the formal reunification of Vietnam the following year. Second, it is 20 years since Vietnam gained membership of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on 28 July 1995.