President Truong Tan Sang yesterday sent his condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, on the death of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Prime Minister conveys sympathy to Turkish leader after quake
HA NOI — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday sent a message of sympathies to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the loss of life in the earthquake that struck the city of Van on Sunday.
Nation supports full UN membership for Palestinians
NEW YORK — Viet Nam supported the will of the State of Palestine and people to acquire full membership to the United Nations, said the Vietnamese representative to the UN.
"Viet Nam closely follows developments related to the peace process in the Middle East, including the question of Palestine, and strongly supports the struggle and rights of the Palestinian people and all efforts for peace in the region, Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, Vietnamese Permanent Representative to the UN, said at the open debate of the UN Security Council on "The situation in the Middle East, including the question of Palestine" in New York on Monday.
Viet Nam also supported negotiations between parties concerned and welcomed renewed efforts by the Quartet, the League of Arab States, regional countries and the United Nations to help promote the Israeli – Palestinian negotiations on all core issues, the Ambassador said.
He called for intensified efforts by the international community, in particular the Security Council and the Quartet, to address the current political and humanitarian crisis and to promote a just, lasting and comprehensive peaceful solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. — VNS