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HANOI, Vietnam | Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai Quang

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam will hold a state funeral and national mourning for President Tran Dai Quang who died last week at age 61. The Communist Party and government announcement said flags will fly at half-staff and entertainment activities will be canceled during the two-day funeral that starts Wednesday. Quang will be buried in his … Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai Quang

HANOI, Vietnam | Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected Sen. McCain

HANOI, Vietnam  — Sen. John McCain’s Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy pilot who became a prisoner of war and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together. McCain’s Skyhawk dive bomber was shot … Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected Sen. McCain

HANOI, Vietnam | Former Vietnamese jailor says he respected Sen. McCain

HANOI, Vietnam — Sen. John McCain’s former Vietnamese jailor said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Navy pilot who was a prisoner of war and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together. McCain’s Skyhawk dive bomber was … Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | Former Vietnamese jailor says he respected Sen. McCain

HANOI, Vietnam | Vietnam pays respects to John McCain with tributes, flowers

HANOI, Vietnam  — People in Vietnam are paying their respects to U.S. Sen. John McCain who was held as prisoner of war in Vietnam and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together. McCain died of brain cancer Saturday in his home state of Arizona, which he had served over six terms in the … Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | Vietnam pays respects to John McCain with tributes, flowers

HANOI, Vietnam | Pompeo points to Vietnam as example of improved relations

HANOI, Vietnam — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday extolled improved relations with Vietnam as a model for rapprochement with North Korea. Pompeo met with senior Vietnamese officials, including the prime minister and foreign minister in Hanoi, after weekend stops in Japan and North Korea, where he has been seeking progress in denuclearization … Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | Pompeo points to Vietnam as example of improved relations

HANOI, Vietnam | The Latest: Pompeo urges NKorea to follow Vietnam’s path

HANOI, Vietnam — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip to Asia, including stops in North Korea, Japan and Vietnam (all times local): 7:50 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is appealing for North Korea’s leadership to follow Vietnam’s path in overcoming past hostilities with the United States. Pompeo on Sunday called … Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | The Latest: Pompeo urges NKorea to follow Vietnam’s path

HANOI, Vietnam | Pompeo appeals for NKorea to replicate Vietnam’s ‘miracle’

HANOI, Vietnam — Undeterred by a blistering rebuke of his efforts to forge a denuclearization deal with North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday appealed for North Korea’s leadership to follow Vietnam’s path in overcoming past hostilities with the United States. Pompeo called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to replicate … Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | Pompeo appeals for NKorea to replicate Vietnam’s ‘miracle’