President Truong Tan Sang yesterday sent condolences to his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika over the death of former president Ahmed Ban Bella.
HA NOI —
The first president of Algeria, Ahmed Ban Bella died following an illness at the age of 95.
Also yesterday, Sang sent his condolences to the family of Raymond Aubrac, a member of the French Communist Party and a close friend of Viet Nam. Aubrac died in his home country, France, at the age of 97.-VNS