Obama shakes hand on lifting of arms ban on Vietnam in front of bust of this figure

Obama shakes hand on lifting of arms ban on Vietnam in front of bust of this figure
Obama's latest mugshot with a communist icon (Image: YouTube screen grab via AP)

On Monday, a grinning Obama posed in front of a giant bust of Ho Chi Minh, the leader of the Communist movement in Vietnam.

Moreover, he announced that a 50-year ban on arms sales to the Communist regime has been lifted.

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CNN reported:

In a joint news conference in Hanoi with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Obama said that the removal of the ban on lethal weapons was part of a deeper defense cooperation with the country and dismissed suggestions it was aimed at countering China’s growing strength in the region.

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