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US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference in Hanoi on May 23, 2016.
Obama was to meet communist Vietnam's senior leaders on May 23, kicking off a landmark visit that caps two decades of post-war rapprochement, as both countries look to push trade and check Beijing's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea. / AFP / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference in Hanoi on May 23, 2016.
Obama was to meet communist Vietnam's senior leaders on May 23, kicking off a landmark visit that caps two decades of post-war rapprochement, as both countries look to push trade and check Beijing's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea. / AFP / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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