Leaders look to strengthen ties and new challenges

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US President Barack Obama has welcomed the head of Vietnam’s Communist Party to the White House. Administration officials say the move is another step aimed at improving relations with US adversaries. The visit comes just days after the American leader announced that Washington would be opening an embassy in Cuba, a long-time foe. CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg filed this report.

Leaders look to strengthen ties and new challenges

US President Barack Obama has welcomed the head of Vietnam's Communist Party to the White House. Administration officials say the move is another step aimed at improving relations with US adversaries. The visit comes just days after the American leader announced that Washington would be opening an embassy in Cuba, a long-time foe. CCTV's Roee Ruttenberg filed this report.