Obama Delivers Speech in Hanoii
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    May 24, 2016 10:18 AM
    President Obama, in a wide-ranging address at Hanoi’s National Convention Center, 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 Vietnam’s political process to candidates from outside the Communist Party.

    Obama Delivers Speech in Hanoi

    Published May 24, 2016

    President Obama, in a wide-ranging address at Hanoi’s National Convention Center, 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 Vietnam’s political process to candidates from outside the Communist Party.


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