Vietnam has a requirement for long-range maritime patrol aircraft, but it can’t buy the aircraft from the United States unless the U.S. government lifts a restriction banning the sale of lethal weapons to Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party government. “We do understand that the U.S. has the best in the world and the most modern, but it is too early to talk about it [buying U.S. military equipment], because there is still the lethal weapons restriction from the U.S.,” Vietnam’s deputy ...

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