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Condolences to Late Former Vietnamese Minister of Defence
Pyongyang, October 11 (KCNA) -- Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly, Friday sent a message of condolence to the Vietnamese State Funeral Commission over the demise of Vo Nguyen Giap, former member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, former minister of Defence and former commander-in-chief of the Vietnam People's Army.

The message stressed that Vo was a prominent state and political activist devoted his all to the national liberation struggle and cause of socialism in Vietnam from his early years true to the intention of President Ho Chi Minh and close friend of the Korean people made a contribution to the friendly and cooperative relations between the DPRK and Vietnam.

It noted that the noble feats Vo performed on behalf of the country and the people will remain long in the hearts of the Vietnamese people and other world progressives.

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