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Winners and losers of Obama's sanctions changes

President Barack Obama's announcement that the US will lift an arms embargo on Vietnam is the latest in a shakeup of America's sanctions policies enacted during his presidency.

BBC Monitoring looks at which countries the president has eased restrictions on and which ones he has imposed upon further constraints.

Produced by Alexi Peristianis; images courtesy of Pathé

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