US to partially lift 40-year-old ban on arms sale to Vietnam

WASHINGTON (TIP): The United States is to partially lift a four-decade-old arms embargo against its former foe Vietnam, the state department said on October 2, after secretary of state John Kerry met his counterpart Pham Binh Min.

“The secretary informed deputy prime minister and foreign minister Minh that the state department has taken steps to allow for the future transfer of maritime security-related defence articles to Vietnam,” spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.

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