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VN Hails Clinton

VN Hails Clinton

HANOI (AP) - Vietnam on July 3 hailed president Clinton's decision to stop blocking

international loans to Vietnam as "a significant step" toward better relations

with the United States.

The president's announcement July 2 allows countries friendly to Vietnam to help

it pay off its debt to the international monetary fund. That would enable the fund

to make new loans to Hanoi.

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