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United States Transfers Six Patrol Boats to Vietnam Coast Guard Region III 

HANOI, April 1, 2019 – The U.S. Embassy Hanoi officially handed over six 45-foot Metal Shark patrol boats to the Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) in Khanh Hoa, Region III, on March 29, marking another important step in the continued security cooperation between the United States and Vietnam. This transfer includes six brand-new fast-response Metal Shark boats–capable ...
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Speech by Ambassador Kritenbrink at the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) 2018 Report Launch

Good morning, everyone! Dr. Vũ Tiến Lộc, Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Central and Provincial government leaders, Fellow Ambassadors, Members of the business community, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be here with you this morning at the launch of 2018 Provincial Competitiveness Index Report. It is an ...
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U.S., Vietnamese Experts Discuss How Healing Wounds of War Formed a Strong Partnership

HANOI, March 27, 2019 – On March 26, the governments of the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in partnership with the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), hosted a landmark event in Washington, D.C., examining the transformation by the two countries from enemies to partners through cooperation on humanitarian issues. The ...
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