This picture taken on January 28, 2016 shows newly elected politburo member Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich (R), 61, posing with others members of the Vietnam Communist Party's Central Committee on the final day of the VCP's 12th National Congress in Hanoi. Lich was nominated Vietnam's new Defense Minister on April 9, 2016. Communist Vietnam's rubber-stamp parliament approved the country's new public security and defense chiefs on April 9, state media reported, finishing off the government's five-yearly change in leadership. / AFP PHOTO / HOANG DINH NAM

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