Chinese leader sends condolences over passing of former Vietnamese Party Chief

(VOVWORLD) - General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolence on Tuesday for the passing of former Party Chief Do Muoi.

Mr. Xi extended his sympathies to Do Muoi's family and said he believes that the Communist Party of Vietnam, the Vietnamese state and people will turn grief into strength, and continue to make new achievements in socialist development. Mr. Xi added that China is ready to consolidate their traditional friendship, expand mutually beneficial cooperation and promote the healthy and stable development of the China-Vietnam comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.