VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Embassy in the Czech Republic has held a respect-paying ceremony and opened a funeral book for former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Le Kha Phieu.
Vietnamese Ambassador Thai Xuan Dung delivered an eulogy extolling the life, career and contributions of the late leader to the Party and nation, and expressed the grief over his passing.
Writing in the book, the Vietnamese diplomat highlighted the former General Secretary as a leader with great prestige of the Vietnamese Party, State and people who made outstanding contributions to the revolutionary cause of the Party and the nation.
His death has left a deep feeling of sorrow for comrades and people at home and international friends, he wrote.
The same day, representatives from local agencies and diplomatic missions of nations such as Russia, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Spain, Pakistan, Kuwait and Iraq and the Vietnamese community in the host country also paid tribute to and wrote in the book of condolences, offering their condolences to the Vietnamese Party, people and family of the former Party leader.