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Obama: Upholding Vietnamese Rights Not a Threat to Society

President Barack Obama, in a forward-looking speech, has told the Vietnamese that they and the American people were “embarking on a 100-year journey together.” The U.S. leader, in a wide-ranging address at Hanoi’s National Convention Center Tuesday also touched on the very sensitive topic of human rights. Obama noted that the rights to freedom of speech and the press, as well as the rights to freedom of assembly, are enshrined in Vietnam’s constitution. He also spoke of opening...

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