HA NOI (VNS) —Vietnamese leaders sent their condolences to Venezuela over the death of President Hugo Chavez Frias yesterday.
The message of deepest sympathy was cabled by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
It was addressed to the First President of the United Socialist Party and President of the Venezuelan National Assembly Diosdado Cabello and Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai is leading a Vietnamese delegation to attend the President's official funeral, which will take place in Venezuela on Friday. — VNS