Clarification: Panetta-Vietnam story

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Posted: Jun 05, 2012 10:37 AM
Clarification: Panetta-Vietnam story

In a story about an exchange of soldiers' belongings between the United States and Vietnam, The Associated Press reported that it was the first such exchange between the two countries. Rather, it was the first time a Vietnamese defense minister and an American secretary of defense had ceremonially exchanged such artifacts. There have been several other exchanges between the two countries.