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US Embassy: “It is not possible to estimate when adoptions between the United States and Vietnam may resume.”

From The Embassy of the United States, Hanoi, Vietnam: General Information The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Adoptions between the United States and Vietnam expired on September 1, 2008. Intercountry adoption from Vietnam to the U.S. is not possible at this time, including exceptional cases.  Vietnam Adoption Reform Vietnam has made immense progress on adoption

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Vietnam ‘ready to sign up to adoption convention’

From the Irish Examiner: It has emerged that following discussions between the Irish and Vietnamese authorities, Vietnam is preparing to ratify the Hague Convention on inter-country Adoption. The international agreement, which Ireland signed up to last year, is a system of co-operation among countries ensuring that adoptions take place in the best interests of the