Party General Secretary and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong on May 9 sent congratulations to Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin on the country’s 71st Independence Day.

The same day, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc extended congratulations to his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also cabled a congratulatory message to Acting Foreign Minister of Israel Yisrael Katz. –VNA