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Condolences offered for death of RoK ex-President

Update: November, 25/2015 - 08:55

RoK people pay tribute to ex-President Kim Young-sam . — Photo AFP

HA NOI (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang sent condolences to the Republic of Korea (RoK) over the decease of the country's ex-President Kim Young-sam on Monday.

The message was delivered to RoK President Park Geun-hye and the bereaved family. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also extended condolences to RoK Foreign Minster Yun Byung-se the same day.

Deputy Foreign Minister Ho Xuan Son, on behalf of the Vietnamese Government, paid tribute to the late leader and wrote in the funeral book at the RoK Embassy in Ha Noi yesterday.

Kim Young-sam was born in 1927 and served as RoK President from 1993 to 1998. He passed away in Seoul on November 22. — VNS

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