🇻🇳 Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies | Al Jazeera English

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Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang has died aged 61 after a “prolonged serious illness”.

Quang, the second-most powerful figure in the country and the frontrunner to take over as general secretary of the Communist Party, passed away at a military hospital on Friday, according to the official Vietnam News Agency.

Al Jazeera’s Yaara Bou Melhem looks back at his life.

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