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He was reported to be suffering from a serious pulmonary condition. The assembly's executive side nominally decided on national economic plans, approved state budgets, and acted on questions of war or peace.
His activities included attempts to report executions and other abuses to human rights groups abroad.
Making many important decisions which will affect the rest of your life is common during these ages. As the third largest trade partner with Vietnam, the European Union has growing leverage over the country. Police place activists under house arrest or briefly detain them to prevent them from participating in meetings and protests or attending the trials of fellow activists.
In at least one case there is concern that an asylum-seeker deported from Hong Kong may have been arrested for political reasons.
The government prohibited many dissidents and human rights defenders from traveling abroad.
The United States continues to expand ties with Vietnam.