The Vietnam Foreign Relations files contain materials on contemporary general and bilateral relationships by country or area. On diplomatic, economic, military, and cultural affairs. Divided into 13 subsections: General. Foreign policy pronouncements. Major statements by foreign policymakers. International conferences. Multi-national relations. Asia/Southeast. Relations with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and the Indian subcontinent. Relations with other Asia-Pacific nations not in separate files. Cambodia. General relationships. Ethnic minorities. Ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia. Policy statements by officials. China. Diplomatic and economic intercourse. Specific policy issues (island and border disputes). Exchange of official visits. Ex-socialist countries. Eastern European countries, former republics of the USSR (Russia in separate file.) Indochina. Materials devoted to multi-lateral events and projects (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand). Mekong development plan program. Indochina-wide cooperation. Japan. Bilateral relations. Trade and economic assistance. Exchange of official visits. Laos. Diplomatic, economic and security relations. Military assistance from Vietnam. Exchange of officials. Trade. Lao-Vietnam road building program. Other Nations. All other countries not found in separate files, i.e., West Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific, South America, Africa, Mideast. Also former bloc countries: Cuba, North Korea. Russia. Bilateral relations. Trade. Vietnam debt payments. Some on Sino-Russian relations related to Vietnam. Thailand. Economic, political, and diplomatic relations. United Nations. Relations with UN General Assembly and specialized UN agencies. Policy statements on the UN and other multi-lateral international organizations. United States. Bilateral relations: diplomatic, economic, cultural. Exchange of embassies. Specific policy issues (MFN status, resolution of casualties, human rights). Official visits.