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Vietnam elects party leader as president

Vietnam's Party's Generel Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong is seen in Hanoi on April 2, 2018.

Vietnam’s National Assembly on Tuesday elected Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the architect of an ongoing crackdown on corruption, as the country’s new president. The election was largely procedural as the party had unanimously nominated him as the only candidate for the position earlier this month. Trong, 74, became …

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