|Former President of the ruling Cambodian People's Party and President of the Senate, Chea Sim (Mid). — Photo Reuters
HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Vietnamese leaders yesterday sent condolences to Cambodian leaders and people over the death of Chea Sim, the President of the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and President of the Senate.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, and Viet Nam Fatherland Front President Nguyen Thien Nhan offered their sympathies to Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, the CPP's Central Committee, the Cambodian National Assembly, the Royal Government of Cambodia, and the National Council of Solidarity Front for the Development of Cambodia.
The Vietnamese leaders said the death of Chea Sim was not only a great loss to Cambodia, but also for Viet Nam, as it has lost a sincere and close friend. — VNS