Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stepped down as Vietnam’s president. Photo: EPA-EFE/Vietnam News Agency
Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stepped down as Vietnam’s president. Photo: EPA-EFE/Vietnam News Agency
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Vietnam’s President Nguyen Xuan Phuc resigns as scandal engulfs top leaders

  • Phuc is alleged to have been responsible for ‘violations, wrongdoing’ by junior officials
  • His resignation comes ahead of a national assembly meeting that could signal a possible government reshuffle

Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stepped down as Vietnam’s president. Photo: EPA-EFE/Vietnam News Agency
Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stepped down as Vietnam’s president. Photo: EPA-EFE/Vietnam News Agency
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