Vietnam Essay Research Paper Ethnic Groups Vietnam — страница 2

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1996. Agriculture, forestry, and fishing employed 71 percent of the workforce in 1990; the services sector employed 15 percent; and industry employed 14 percent. Vietnam Divided Representatives from all the major world powers, the two rival Vietnamese governments, and the new royal governments in Laos and Cambodia attended the peace talks, which lasted for several weeks. In mid-July, despite U.S. urging to continue the struggle, the French agreed to a compromise agreement (known as the Geneva Accords). This agreement called for the withdrawal of French troops and a temporary division of the country into two separate zones. The Communists would withdraw to North Vietnam, while the non-Communists would move into South Vietnam. To avoid a permanent division, a solution unacceptable

to the supporters of both Ho Chi Minh and Bao Dai, national elections were to be held in 1956 to bring about a reunified Vietnam. 315