Sympathies extended to China over acute respiratory illness

Tuesday, 2020-01-28 12:32:40
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NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 27 sent his sympathies to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang over the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) that is raging in the country.

In his message, PM Phuc expressed his sympathies to the government and people of China and his condolences to the relatives of those who died of the disease.

He spoke of the prompt direction of leaders of the party and government of China as well as efforts of local governments and people in fighting and controlling the outbreak.

He expressed his belief that under the leadership of the Communist Party of China and with the country’s experience in successfully preventing the SARS outbreak in 2003, the Chinese government will lead their people to surmount the challenge and prevent the disease as soon as possible, contributing to protecting the health of people in China as well as in the region and the world at large.

The PM affirmed that Vietnam, in its capacity, is willing to cooperate with China in the fight against the disease.