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Obama lands in Vietnam to boost security, trade ties: AFP

AFP , Sunday 22 May 2016
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US President Barack Obama landed in Vietnam late Sunday for a landmark visit capping two decades of rapprochement between the former wartime foes, as both countries look to push trade and check Beijing's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea.

Air Force One touched down in Hanoi for the beginning of a three-day trip in which Obama will meet Vietnam's communist leadership and stress improving relations with the dynamic and rapidly emerging nation.

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