"… shortly after the interview began the police arrived and ordered the [U.S. investigative] team to leave the province."
While the last investigation team in this province was speaking with the orphanage director, two police officials arrived and told the team that they were illegally in Thanh Hoa province. After this, the team traveled to a different district and began to interview a child finder, shortly after the interview began the police arrived and ordered the team to leave the province.
As of April 8, 2008 the following provinces do not allow U.S. officials to conduct independent field inquiries: An Giang, Binh Thanh, Thuah Thien Hue, Phu Tho, Quang Nam, Ninh Binh, Thai Nguyen, and Thanh Hoa. In addition, U.S. officials have not been allowed to conduct independent field inquiries at Tu Du hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.
Post today formally requested meetings with provincial officials in Thanh Hoa and Thua Thien Hue to discuss blocked investigations in those provinces.
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