|The casket of former president George H W Bush is carried out by pallbearers during his state funeral. — AFP/VNA Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee, President Nguyễn Phú Trọng on Wednesday sent a message of condolences to US President Donald Trump over the passing of former President George H W Bush.
The same day, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh cabled his sympathy to the 43rd US President George W Bush, son of former President George H W Bush.
On Tuesday, Deputy Foreign Minister Bùi Thanh Sơn signed the condolence book in commemoration of the US’s 41st President at the US Embassy in Hà Nội.
George H W Bush died at his house in Houston on November 30 at the age of 94. — VNS