Former Party chief Do Muoi remembered around the world

Saturday, 2018-10-06 11:26:02
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Respects were paid to former General Secretary Do Muoi at the Vietnamese Embassy in Chile. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA - Large numbers of foreign officials, diplomats, friends and overseas Vietnamese around the world paid tribute to former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Do Muoi at Vietnamese Embassies around the world.

In Chile, after the Vietnamese Embassy opened a condolence book on October 5 (local time), a representative from the Chilean foreign minister Juan Carlos Barrientos and President of the Chile-Vietnam Cultural Institute Ángela Margarita Jeria Gómez were among the guests who came to pay last respects to the deceased Vietnamese Party leader.

Ambassadors and diplomats from the embassies of Russia, Cuba, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, El Salvador, Brazil, Venezuela and Turkey also paid tribute and wrote in the condolence book.

At the tribute ceremony held by the Vietnamese Embassy in the Czech Republic, the embassy staff were joined by representatives from the Communist Party of Bohemia and Morava, ambassadors and diplomats of ASEAN countries, Japan, Russia, the Palestine, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Libya, Ghana, and Vietnamese associations in Europe and the Czech Republic.

A representative from the Communist Party of Bohemia and Morava wrote in the condolence book: “On behalf of the leader of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Morava and Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies Vojtech Filip, we offer deepest condolences to the Vietnamese people over the loss of a great son, a great politician who is also a friend of the Czech Republic.”

Similar events were held and condolence books opened at the Vietnamese Embassies in Germany, Belgium, Ukraine, Myanmar and Israel on October 4 and 5. Most condolence books will remain open through October 6.