For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 17, 2008
President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
President Bush will welcome Prime Minister Dung of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the White House on June 24, 2008. The President welcomes the opportunity to talk to Prime Minister Dung about ways to advance our close bilateral cooperation on a broad range of issues, including ASEAN, the United Nations Security Council, education, energy and climate change, food security, and regional economic integration. The U.S.-Vietnam relationship is grounded in the shared commitment to a strong trade relationship, regional security and prosperity, and health and education cooperation. The President will also take this opportunity to highlight the importance he attaches to respect for human rights and the freedoms of speech, religion, and assembly.
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