Obama to visit Vietnam

Hanoi, May 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam from May 22 to 25, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

The White House had said on Tuesday that Obama will meet Vietnam’s leadership to discuss ways for the US-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership to advance, Xinhua news agency reported.

The White House had said Obama would also discuss cooperation across a wide range of areas including security, human rights as well as global and regional issues.

In capital Hanoi, Obama is expected to deliver a speech on US-Vietnam relations.

Obama will also meet members of the civil society, entrepreneurs and the business community.

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