Vietnam vets welcome French PM's visit to Dien Bien Phu battle site

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French prime minister Édouard Philippe went to the site more than 60 years after the communists' shock victory in the battle there.

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Hoang Bao was barely 20 years old when he trekked to Dien Bien Phu in northern Vietnam to fight the French, facing his enemy full of hatred and ready to die for his country's independence, reports Channel NewsAsia.