- CNTV English - CCTV News

Vietnam expresses "deepest condolences" on death of DPRK's top leader

12-20-2011 08:47 BJT Special Report:DPRK top leader Kim Jong Il dies |

HANOI, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed Monday Vietnam's deepest condolences on the death of the DPRK's top leader, Kim Jong Il, reported the Vietnam News Agency.

"We express our deepest condolences to the party, state and people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on the death of Comrade Kim Jong Il, top leader of the DPRK," said Luong Thanh Nghi when answered to correspondents' question about Vietnam 's response to the DPRK's top leader passing away.

"We believe that the DPRK's people will overcome this great loss and continue to strive for building and developing their country," said Nghi.

On the same day, the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee sent a message of condolence to the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).

Editor:Zhang Hao |Source: Xinhua

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program