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Vietnam Congratulates President Elect Obama

November 5, 2008

HANOI – (Dow Jones) – Vietnam congratulates Barack Obama for being elected as president of the United States, said Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Le Dung on Wednesday.

“In recent years, …the Vietnam-U.S. relationship has recorded positive developments on the path of building a constructive partnership, friendship and mutually beneficial multifaceted cooperation,” Le Dung said in a statement a few hours after the U.S. presidential election ended.

“We firmly believe that in the time to come, the sound friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and the U.S. shall be further strengthened and developed in the interest of the two peoples and that of peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world,” he added.