Which countries signed the Geneva Accords in 1954?
Keeping this in view, what agreement was made in the Geneva Accords in 1954?
In July 1954, the Geneva Agreements were signed. As part of the agreement, the French agreed to withdraw their troops from northern Vietnam. Vietnam would be temporarily divided at the 17th parallel, pending elections within two years to choose a president and reunite the country.
Secondly, what was the effect of the Geneva accords? These agreements, known as the Geneva Accords, included an intended path for Vietnam following the First Indochina War. In that war, the Vietnamese nationalists (the Viet Minh) had fought against the French with the aim of independence.
Similarly, you may ask, who signed the Geneva Accords?
Geneva Conference On May 8, 1954, representatives of Democratic Republic of Vietnam (communist Vietminh), France, China, the Soviet Union, Laos, Cambodia, the State of Vietnam (democratic, as recognized by the U.S.), and the United States met in Geneva to work out an agreement.
When did the Geneva Accords happen?
April 26, 1954 – July 21, 1954