The Algerian Embassy in Hanoi on Mar. 8 laid a wreath on the memorial
to 15 reporters and technicians who died 38 years ago in an aircrash
accident in Hanoi ’s outlying Soc Son district.
At the ceremony, Algerian Ambassador to Vietnam Chérif Chikhi
recalled the memory of the journalists and technicians’ deaths when an
aircraft accompanying former Algerian President Houari Boumediene
exploded on Mar. 8, 1974.
A memorial monument for
the accident victims was built during the visit of the contemporary
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Oct. 16, 2010.
On this occasion, Ambassador Chérif Chikhi expressed his belief that
Vietnam-Algeria cooperation and friendship will develop in all fields.-VNA