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Nguyen Minh Triet re-elected Vietnam president

July 24, 2007

HANOI (AFP) – Vietnam‘s new National Assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly re-elected President Nguyen Minh Triet, seen as an advocate of sweeping economic reforms, as head of the communist state, officials said.

He recently became the first post-war Vietnamese head of state to visit the United States.

Read the entire AFP story:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/
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Our Peace and Freedom reports on Mister Triet, as well as those of other organizations favoring Human Rights, may not be as delighted about Mister Triet reappointment as his communists friends.  See:

Communists Leadership in Vietnam Tone Deaf

Congressman Royce says: Stop the Abuses in Vietnam

Bush Discusses Human Rights With an “Evasive” President of Vietnam

Of two minds on Vietnam

Vietnam’s President Triet on Human Rights: “Evasion”

See Mike Benge on Mister Triet:

‘Big Lie’ lives in Vietnam