President Barack Obama speaking at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi, Vietnam
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President Obama: 'Vietnam and the US are partners'

US President Barack Obama has set out his plan for a stronger relationship with Vietnam, a day after lifting a ban on arms sales that was the last big hurdle between the two countries.

In a speech in Hanoi, Mr Obama said improving ties - four decades after the end of the Vietnam War - were an example to the world of reconciliation.

  • 24 May 2016
  • From the section Asia
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