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US Leading Business Mission to Vietnam

November 3, 2007

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez will lead a delegation of business leaders to Vietnam next week to enhance ties between the United States and Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economy.

Gutierrez arrives in Hanoi Sunday night and is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and President Nguyen Minh Triet during his three-day visit. He will also meet with U.S. and Vietnamese business leaders in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

“This visit represents yet another milestone in the growing economic relationship between the United States and Vietnam,” said Angela Aggeler, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi.

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