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Vietnamese Prime Minister to Visit US in June

Vietnam's prime minister says he will visit the United States in June, the first visit by a leader of the communist country since the end of the Vietnam War 30 years ago.

Phan Van Khai

Prime Minister Phan Van Khai announced the plans Thursday, at a news conference in Canberra, Australia. He said the Phan Van Khai .

It was not immediately clear who the prime minister would meet during on his trip.

The United States and Vietnam established diplomatic relations only 10 years ago.

Some information for this report provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.