President extends condolences to Russia

President Truong Tan Sang has extended condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over heavy human and material losses caused by floods in southern Russia and a bus crash in Ukraine.

Floods caused by torrential rain in Krasnodar on July 7 killed at least 50 people and submerged hundreds of houses.

Also the same day, at least 14 Russians were killed and tens of others injured in a bus crash on the Kiev-Chernigov route, Ukraine.

On behalf of the Vietnamese Government, Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on July 9 mourned and wrote on the mourning book at the Russian Embassy in Hanoi.

Source: VNA

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