Vietnam cables sympathy message over Pohang earthquake

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has sent a message of sympathy to Pohang city in the Republic of Korea over a recent earthquake that caused serious human and property losses.

The message was sent to RoK Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-Wha.

A 5.4-magnitude quake hit Pohang on November 15, injuring about 80 people and damaging at least 5,569 private establishments and 582 public ones, according to the RoK’s National Disaster and Safety Control.