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March, 26 2014 09:27:00

Viet Nam sends condolences to Malaysia

Malaysian Airlines, — Photo Reuters

HA NOI (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang yesterday extended his condolences to Malaysian King Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah over Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 missing in the south Indian Ocean.

This followed an announcement by the Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Tun Razak, at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, on March 24.

Based on analysis of satellite data, flight MH370 with 239 people on board, is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, killing all on board.

The jetliner lost radar contact with air traffic controllers early on March 8, while on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

During the day, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung also sent condolences to his counterpart, Najib Tun Razak.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also offered condolences to Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifa Hj Aman. — VNS

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