former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie. — Photo wikipedia.org)
HÀ NỘI — General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng and Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Thursday sent messages of condolence to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the passing of the former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie on Wednesday.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh has also sent a note of condolence to his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi. The same day, officials from the foreign ministry visited the Indonesian embassy in Hà Nội to sign the book of condolence. — VNS