Communist Party of Vietnam

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The Communist Party of Vietnam is the political party that controls Vietnam.

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The Party was founded in 1921 by Ho Chi Minh as the Indochinese Communist Party. Ho led the party to power in 1945. In 1954, the country was divided into two at the Geneva Conference. After that, the party ruled only North Vietnam until 1975, when the party once again ruled over a united Vietnam.