Sympathies sent to Japan

Update: September, 11/2018 - 22:00

HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Tuesday sent his sympathy to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe over the human and property losses caused by a major earthquake and subsequent landslide in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on September 6.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh on the same day sent his sympathy to Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono.

At least nine people were killed and about 300 injured by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early September 6, destroying houses, ripping apart roads and causing a number of massive landslides, including some that buried parts of towns. — VNS