In his message, Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni described the deceased as an outstanding leader who had made active contributions to the national construction and development of Vietnam. His passing away is a great loss to the Vietnamese nation and people, the monarch said.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the Cambodian People’s Party Hun Sen also expressed his grief at the news of the passing away of Do Muoi. The Cambodian leader called Do Muoi a heroic leader who worked untiringly for the revolutionary cause of the Vietnamese Party as well as the national reconstruction and development. The deceased’s whole-hearted services to Vietnam will surely be remembered, Hun Sen affirmed.
For his part, Russian Prime Minister and head of the United Russia political party in Russia Dmitry Medvedev described Do Muoi as an outstanding politician of Vietnam who was always associated with the struggle for national independence, construction and development of the country. He highlighted that the deceased had made great contributions to the consolidation of the Russisa – Vietnam relations, and stressed that Russia will forever remember Do Muoi as a good friend of his country.
Besides, leaders of many political parties in India, Urugay, Turkey, Republic of Korea, Portugal and Brazil have also sent their condolences to Vietnamese leaders over the passing of Do Muoi.
According to the organizing board of the state funeral for Do Muoi, by 5:00pm of October 6, more than 1.500 delegations totaling over 50,000 people and more than 100 diplomatic delegations had paid their last respect to Do Muoi in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.