Viet Nam Prime Minister orders action on wildlife crime

4. März 2014
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Hanoi, March 2014—Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has issued a top-level Directive to his line ministries prioritizing enforcement at all levels, and across ministries, to combat poaching and trafficking of African elephant ivory and rhino horn.

The Directive highlights that the Vietnamese Government recognizes wildlife crime not only as an environmental threat, but also as a threat to the country’s economy, national security, public health and international relationships.

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