The provincial authorities have joined hands with Cambodian localities in the search and repatriation of martyrs’ remains over the past number of years, he highlighted.
During the 2015-2016 dry season, the soldiers remains were found by the K70 search team of Military Zone 7 and the K71 team from the Military Command of Tay Ninh province.
Since 2000, local authorities and Military Zone 7 have retrieved 3,881 sets of martyrs’ remains through 15 phases of searching in Cambodia.
On the same day, a burial ceremony was also held in the southern province of Binh Phuoc to rebury 28 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteers exhumed in Cambodia.
The province has found 2,552 martyrs’ remains, which included 289 retrieved in Vietnam and 2,263 in Cambodia.