Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, State President Truong Tan Sang, and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung have congratulated Nicolas Maduro on his election as President of the Republic of Venezuela in the 2013-2019 term.

In their congratulatory messages sent on April 15, the Vietnamese leaders expressed desires to unceasingly expand and deepen the friendship, solidarity, and all-sided cooperation between Vietnam and Venezuela.-VNA