Hanoi vows to stamp out violence in Central Highlands

ABC Radio Australia

The Vietnamese government has vowed to punish anyone inciting further unrest in the Central Highlands.

The move comes one month after security forces broke up protests by ethnic minority Protestants ,

Hanoi blames the US-based exile group, the Montagnard Foundation for organizing the protests.

In a speech to the opening session of Vietnam's National Assembly, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called for authorities to combat plots and hostile forces among the Montagnard.