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United States Involvement In Vietnam

EDM number 407 in 1991-92, proposed by George Galloway on 16/12/1991.

That this House remembers that on 11th December 1961, 30 years ago, the United States government made its first military commitment to the government of South Vietnam, sending two companies of 36 Shawnee helicopters, 370 officers and men of the United States Army, together with Seven T28 trainer combat plants to Saigon, and that 11 years later the United States was forced to withdraw leaving Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in bloody ruin with more than two million people dead and countless others maimed by chemical and other bombardment, that, in revenge, the United States has maintained a punitive economic blockade against Vietnam and failed to make good its promised aid to reconstruct Vietnam, in marked contrast to its aid to post World War II Germany and Japan and that this blind hatred of the people of Vietnam has led to the monstrosity of Western support for the Khmer Rouge; and predicts that this anniversary will be little noticed in the new world order.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

George Galloway16/12/1991Glasgow HillheadProposed
Robert Parry17/12/1991Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Dennis Skinner17/12/1991BolsoverSigned
David Lambie17/12/1991Cunninghame SouthSigned
Dave Nellist17/12/1991Coventry South EastSigned
Keith Bradley17/12/1991Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Bob Cryer17/12/1991Bradford SouthSigned
John Cummings17/12/1991EasingtonSigned
Andrew Faulds17/12/1991Warley EastSigned
Harry Barnes17/12/1991North East DerbyshireSigned
Roland Boyes18/12/1991Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Tony Banks18/12/1991Newham North WestSigned
Maria Fyfe18/12/1991Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Bill Michie18/12/1991Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Dawn Primarolo19/12/1991Bristol SouthSigned
Eddie Loyden19/12/1991Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Chris Mullin19/12/1991Sunderland SouthSigned
Ron Leighton14/01/1992Newham North EastSigned
Dennis Turner14/01/1992Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Ian McCartney15/01/1992MakerfieldSigned
Ronald Brown15/01/1992Edinburgh LeithSigned
Audrey Wise16/01/1992PrestonSigned

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