Police forces at the site of the terrorist bombings in Sulu province, the Philippines. — AFP/VNA Photo
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam vehemently condemns the suicide bombing on the southwest island of Jolo, Philippines, on Monday that killed at least 14 people and injured others, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng said yesterday.
“Việt Nam condemns the terror attack and believes the culprits will be brought to justice,” the spokesperson said.
She also expressed deepest condolences to the families of the victims, the Philippine government and people.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Tuesday also sent a message of condolence to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over the twin terrorist bombings.
The same day, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Phạm Bình Minh offered his condolences to Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Lopez Locsin. — VNS