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Hanoi (VNA)
– General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent a message of congratulations to President of Singapore Halimah Yacob on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of Singapore’s National Day (August 9).

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc also cabled a congratulatory message to his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

On this occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh extended congratulations to Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.-VNA