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MFA: Anti-PRC protestors in Vietnam should not have burnt the Singapore flag

“MFA has verified that a Singapore flag was burnt by demonstrators in the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) I on 13 May 2014. This is a serious incident. The flag is a sacred national symbol and should be treated with respect. The Singapore Embassy in Hanoi promptly conveyed our strong concerns over the flag burning incident to the Vietnamese government on 14 May 2014 via a diplomatic note, and also made representations to the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Public Security to ensure that such an incident does not happen again.

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