US President to pay official visit to Vietnam

(VOVworld) – US President Barack Obama will pay an official visit to Vietnam from May 22-25 at the invitation of the Vietnamese leadership, according to the White House Press Secretary.
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President Barack Obama (Photo: AFP/VNA)
During his first ever visit to Vietnam, President Obama will meet Vietnamese leaders to discuss ways for the US-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership to advance bilateral cooperation in economics, security, and human rights. During meetings in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the President will discuss the important Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. 

At a press briefing in Hanoi on Tuesday, Daniel Russel, US Assistant Secretary of State, said President Obama is looking forward to coming to Vietnam to meet Vietnam’s newly-elected leaders.