The scene of the truck attack in Berlin (Photo: EPA/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang offered condolences to his German counterpart Joachim Gauck on December 21 over the heavy loss of human lives in the December 19 truck attack in Berlin.

The same day, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc also sent a message of sympathy to Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh extended condolences to German Foreign Minister Frank Walter-Steinmeier over the incident.

The truck attack at a Christmas market in Berlin on December 19 killed 12 people and injured nearly 50 others.-VNA