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Sympathy to Cuba over plane crash

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on May 19 sent a message of sympathy to Raul Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba over the crash of a plane of the Cubana airline on May 18.

President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba Miguel Mario Canel Bermudez (second, right, front) is at the scence of the plane crash to direct rescue work. (Photo: VNA)

President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba Miguel Mario Canel Bermudez (second, right, front) is at the scence of the plane crash to direct rescue work. (Photo: VNA)

The Boeing 737-201 aircraft crashed on the way from Havana to Holguin on May 18 (Cuba time), killing 107 people. 

President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc also offered condolences to President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba Miguel Mario Canel Bermudez, over the accident. 

Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan extended her sympathy to President of the National Assembly of People’s Power of Cuba Esteban Lazo over the loss.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh cabled his message of sympathy to Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parilla.

The Cuban government has declared two days of national mourning for victims of the accident.

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