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Prince William kicks off Vietnam visit with meetings

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 01:13

Britain's Prince William meets Vietnam's prime minister and vice president in Hanoi during a visit aimed at raising awareness for wildlife protection. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). Britain's Duke of Cambridge Prince William arrived in Vietnam on Wednesday for a trip aimed at raising awareness for wildlife protection. He met Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Government House and Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh at the Presidential Palace. Prince William is visiting the Southeast Asian country to attend the third Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference, and to encourage people to stamp out the use of endangered animal parts, like rhino horns, in traditional medicine. The use and trading of rhino horn is a criminal offence in Vietnam, but demand is strong due to a long-held belief in its medicinal power as an elixir.

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Prince William kicks off Vietnam visit with meetings

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 01:13