"Big nations should not bully smaller ones, disputes should be resolved peacefully," he told an audience in Hanoi.
The 124-year-old pagoda houses a number of delicate sculptures and wood carvings.
After having dinner at a bun cha restaurant, the US president spent around five minutes to shake hands with locals
The signing follows more than a decade of negotiations between the two countries.
'The reason I remain confident is it's the right thing to do'
He was accompanied by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on the special visit
'The United States is fully lifting the ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam that has been in place for...
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Many people gathered along the streets in the Vietnamese capital and cheered the visitors
All the security arrangements are “ready,” a Vietnamese official says.
"What we want to demonstrate with this visit is a significant upgrade in the relationship between the United States and Vietnam ......
Taxis will be banned while motorcycles and cars will be restricted on nearly 30 streets in Hanoi on Monday and...
Barack Obama will be the first U.S. president to visit Cuba in 88 years