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tion, rose in struggle and returned to or crossed over to the liberated areas to build a new life. From April 20 to May 21, this year, over 18,000 people in areas hold by the Thieu administration in the provinces of Quang Da, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Kontum set themselves free from the Saigon regime's control and went over to the liberated areas' During the past year, some 100,000 Saigon troops have mutinied and deserted after refusing to carry out orders to attack the liberated areas. Many of them crossed over with their weapons. The PRG has warmly welcomed all these people and the deserting Saigon troops and given them work and the means to build a new life.

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