World leaders congratulate Vietnam’s new President
Leaders of Cambodia, Singapore, Ukraine, North Korea, and Iran have sent congratulations to Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on his election as President of Vietnam.
Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni said he believes that under the sound leadership of President Nguyen Phu Trong, Vietnam will reap greater successes and continue to prosper while maintaining its important role in the region and the world.
Singaporean President Halima Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expressed their wish to work closely with President Trong to lift bilateral ties to a new height.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said he wants to meet President Trong to discuss bilateral ties and issues of shared concern, and foster the Vietnam-Ukraine comprehensive partnership.
President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea Kim Yong Nam said he believes the traditional friendship and cooperation between the two nations will continue to grow.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, Panama's President Juan Cuarlos Varela Rodriguez, and National Secretary of the French Communist Party Pierre Laurent all cabled messages of congratulations to the new President of Vietnam.