|Foreign media spotlight Ho Chi Minh’s ideas, revolutionary career (File photo/VNA)
In a 2,700-word article published on May 19, German daily Junge Welt cited studies and assessments of President Ho Chi Minh by international politicians, historians, and researchers.
The article traced the life and career of the late leader, from his departure to seek national salvation until the founding of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945 and then the adoption of policies for reconstruction and national development.
Cuban and Latin American newspapers also published articles honouring President Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary ideas and career.
Cuban media agencies also ran congratulations from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba to its Vietnamese counterpart on the memorable milestone, emphasising the sincere and unbreakable friendship between the two countries.
The portal of South American TV channel TeleSur has an article on the President’s important position in global history, saying he is remembered as one of the smartest and most effective leaders in the socialist struggle.
Vietnam’s struggle and its heritage relating to President Ho Chi Minh serve as inspiration for countries that have been occupied or suffer from military violence, it said.
Meanwhile, India’s Moderndiplomacy magazine spotlighted his ideas on world peace, saying he always expressed a desire for common interest and loyalty to the nation.
The President was equally concerned with regard to peace in Asia and the world, it said.
The resonance in President Ho Chi Minh’s ideas was primarily aimed at bringing about global peace through anti-colonialism and reducing the influence of imperialist powers so that development and growth could be ushered in among newly-independent nations, it noted.
In letters the President sent to various leaders, he always strived for global peace and development, it added.
Meanwhile, the Khaosan Pathet Lao (KPL) news agency and Pasason daily of Laos have ran articles highlighting President Ho Chi Minh’s life and revolutionary career, and his close relationship with the Lao revolution, on the occasion of his 130th birthday (May 19).
The country’s media also praised the late leader for his great contributions to the national liberation movements of oppressed nations worldwide.
In its article, the news agency said President Ho Chi Minh was one of the outstanding activists of the international labour and communist movement to liberate Vietnam from the yoke of old and new colonialism.
He always followed the struggles of Lao revolutionaries, it noted, adding that the President also directed Vietnamese officials, soldiers and people to help the Lao revolution.
It stressed the importance to safeguard and nurture the Vietnam-Laos special solidarity that was founded by the late President.
Meanwhile, Pasason emphasised great contributions of President Ho Chi Minh to the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) during the two countries’ struggles for national liberation, saying that his contributions were particularly appreciated by international friends.
The UZ newspaper and the website Redglobe.de of Germany also ran articles on the late leader on the occasion of his 130th birthday.
They recalled his life and glorious revolutionary career.
The German Communist Party’s Central Committee sent congratulations to its Vietnamese counterpart on the occasion, affirming that President Ho Chi Minh is one of the outstanding politicians of the 20th century.