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Vietnam president to be relieved of duty today

 Secretary General of the Comunist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and State President Nguyen Phu Trong. Photo: VNA

Vietnamese National Assembly’s Standing Committee today [April 2] proposes to relieve State President Nguyen Phu Trong of his duty in the 2016-2021 term.

Trong, 77, who is also incumbent Secretary General of the Comunist Party of Vietnam (CPV), was re-elected to the post for the third term at the 13th National Party Congress in early 2021.