On March 8, officials and staff of the Algerian Embassy in Vietnam
laid a wreath at a memorial to commemorate 15 Algerian journalists who
died 39 years ago in Hanoi ’s Soc Son district.
Algerian Ambassador to Vietnam Cherif Chikhi said that on March 8,
1974, the journalists accompanying the late Algerian President Houari
Boumedience to Vietnam died in an airplane explosion.
The memorial to the victims was inaugurated during Algerian President
Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s visit to Vietnam in October 2000.
On this occasion, the diplomat expressed his belief that the two
countries’ cooperation and friendship will continue developing in