Embassy of Ukraine: Nguyen Van Minh- always a hero of Ukraine

Ukrainian Lieutenant of Vietnamese origin Nguyen Van Minh

On June 24, the official Facebook page of the Embassy of Ukraine in Hanoi announced that Nguyen Van Minh, a Vietnamese Ukrainian, died on May 26, 2022 “while performing the task of defending the Fatherland.”

The Ukrainian Embassy would like to extend its condolences to the entire family and the Vietnamese community in Ukraine,” wrote the Ukrainian Embassy’s Facebook page.

Ukraine is grateful to Minh’s mother, Pham Thi Sao, for raising a brave son.”

Nguyen Van Minh will always be the hero of Ukraine.”

Attached to the article is a picture of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine Oleksandr Gaman’s condolences and encouragement to Ms. Pham Thi Sao, mother of martyr Nguyen Van Minh, along with businessman Bui Xuan Cuong, who helps keep in touch between the Embassy of Ukraine and Mrs. Sao’s family.

According to information shared on Vietnamese community groups in Ukraine, Mr. Nguyen Van Minh was born on February 8, 1995.

He is an officer of the National Guard of Ukraine, the rank of lieutenant, the position of the platoon leader, died while on duty in the Donbas front on May 26, 2022, at the age of 28.

Mr. Nguyen Van Minh is the only son of Mrs. Pham Thi Sao, from Hai Duong, a member of the Vietnamese community in Kharkiv city.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Vietnam Oleksandr Gaman expressed condolences and encouragement to Ms. Pham Thi Sao, mother of martyr Nguyen Van Minh, and businessman Bui Xuan Cuong.

The BBC spoke to Ms. Nataliya Zhynkina, a Ukrainian political counselor in Vietnam to confirm the above incident.

Ms. Nataliya Zhynkina said she contacted representatives of the Vietnamese community in Kharkiv and learned that Mr. Nguyen Van Minh’s family was arranging funerals and other formalities. Currently, the family of the Vietnamese Ukrainian fighter is not ready to discuss this matter, Nataliya added.

This terrible invasion has taken the lives of the best, young, talented, kind people…,” a senior Ukrainian diplomat in Hanoi told the BBC.

I just realized that he’s also a talented artist and musician.”

Fighting in the Donbas region, in eastern Ukraine, has been fierce for several weeks.

In early June, a senior aide to the Ukrainian president told the BBC that between 100 and 200 Ukrainian soldiers were killed on the front lines every day.

The Ukrainian army was under constant attack as the Russian army tried to gain control of the entire Donbas region.

Russian troops focused on capturing the two cities of Severodonetsk and Lysychansk, the last bases Ukraine still controls in the Luhansk region. In recent days, Russian troops appear to have made progress in their efforts to encircle Ukrainian forces in these two cities.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Moscow of trying to “destroy” the Donbas region.

There are huge air strikes and shelling in the Donbas. The occupier’s goal is unchanged, they want to destroy the entire Donbas region step by step,” Zelensky said in his nightly video address. at the beginning of the week.

Thoibao.de (Translated)

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