President Barack Obama (L) met with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang during his official visit to Vietnam in May (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc have extended their congratulations to President Barack Obama on the occasion of the 240th Independence Day of the United States of America (July 4, 1776-2016).

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan also cabled her greeting message to President of the US Senate Joseph Biden and Speaker of the US House of Representative Paul Ryan.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh conveyed his congratulations to US Secretary of State John Kerry.-VNA