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Vietnam is an Increasingly Popular Destination for World Leaders Looking to Broaden Their Asia Strategies Beyond China

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is the latest head of state to visit Vietnam as more countries look to expand their Asia engagement strategies beyond China. President Museveni arrived in Hanoi on Wednesday for a three-day state visit that will include talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Two weeks ago, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz also traveled to Vietnam, and the Philippines’ President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. last week accepted an invitation to come in January.

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