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Vietnam set to pick its leader
Published :Friday, 22 January, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 12

HANOI, Jan 21 : Vietnam began a crucial political transition on Thursday as the five-yearly Communist Party congress convened to pick new leaders amid a bitter factional fight, the outcome of which could set the pace of key economic reforms.
Police closed roads and jammed mobile phone signals as communist leaders and some 1,500 party delegates met in Hanoi for week-long closed-door talks.
The country's top three positions -- party general secretary, president and prime minister -- are up for grabs.     ?AFP

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