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Nobel Peace Prize

Tho and Henry Kissinger were jointly awarded the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts in negotiating the Paris Peace Accords. However, Thọ declined to accept the award, since there was still no peace agreement. The ceasefire would however not last, with the war ending when North Vietnam overran Saigon in 1975 and annexed South Vietnam.

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