Vietnamese leaders extend condolences on Germanwings crash

Update: March, 26/2015 - 09:00
A screen grab taken from an AFP TV video on March 24, 2015 shows debris of the Germanwings Airbus A320 at the crash site in the French Alps above the southeastern town of Seyne. The plane, which had taken off from Barcelona in Spain and was headed for Dusseldorf in Germany, crashed earlier in the day with 150 people onboard. — Photo AFP
HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese leaders extended their condolences to their German and Spanish counterparts on March 25 over the crash of a Germanwings plane the day before.

State President Truong Tan Sang sent condolences to German President Joachim Gauck and Spanish King Felipe VI while Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung conveyed his sympathies to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh offered his sympathies to German Foreign Minister Frank Walter-Steinmeier and Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo.

An Airbus A320 operated by Germanwings crashed on March 24 in a remote part of the Alps in southern France, killing all 150 people on board, including many German and Spanish nationals.—VNA/VNS