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Chinese, Vietnamese Communist Party Leaders Meet Ahead of Biden Visit to Hanoi

Liu Jianchao, head of the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party met with Vietnam leader Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi, Vietnam on 5 September 2023. Image via @ngahpham

China dispatched a high-level Communist Party (CPC) emissary to Vietnam days before U.S. President Joe Biden is set to arrive when he is expected to upgrade diplomatic ties with Hanoi.

Liu Jianchao, head of the CPC’s international liaison department, met with the General Secretary of Vietnam’s Communist Party, Nguyễn Phú Trọng, on Tuesday.

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