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Trump's Asian Visit

Vietnam manages delicate balance between US and China

Success of Trump visit should not obscure Hanoi's efforts to keep Beijing on board

| China

Donald Trump last week became the first U.S. president since the Vietnam War to have visited Vietnam during his first year of office, spending three days in the country during his inaugural Asian tour.

His much-anticipated visit followed a trip to Washington in May by Vietnamese Premier Nguyen Xuan Phuc -- the first Southeast Asian leader to call on the new U.S. president in the White House.

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