Leading a delegation of the Communist Party (PCV), the State, the National Assembly and the Vietnamese people, Politburo member Tran Thanh Man expressed his condolences to Ambassador Orlando Hernandez Guillen.
Vietnam has lost a dear friend who contributed positively to the relations of solidarity and cooperation between our peoples, wrote in the book of condolences the also Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese Legislature.
In similar terms Le Hoai Trung, head of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the VCP Central Committee, and other party, State and Government leaders expressed their condolences.
The Cuban diplomatic legation was also attended by high-ranking officials of the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry, other ministries, the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Pioneers, the Women’s Union, enterprises, trade unions and peasant and branch organizations.
Also signing the book of condolences were directors of the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association, the Club of Vietnamese who studied on the island, and veterans of the war, as well as several ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps accredited in Hanoi.