The common willingness of
strengthening friendship between Vietnam and Cuba was
evidenced after the official welcoming ceremony at the
Presidential Palace in Hanoi, during the talks with Nguyen
Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of
Trong highlighted the importance of Raul Castro’s visit as a
continuity of the one paid by the host to Cuba in April,
when the two of them signed a joint declaration, the Prensa
Latina (PL) news agency reported.
The Cuban head of state –adds the source- pointed out that
friendship between the two countries strengthens day by day,
that over the years they have helped each other in the face
of difficulties, and that they maintain common stances in
Upon receiving Raul, the Vietnamese President, Truong Tan
Sang, described as a historic landmark the presence in his
country of his Cuban counterpart because, he said, it will
boost comprehensive bilateral relations even more.
Raul also met with Prime Minister Nguyen Tang Dung, at the
end of an intense working program.According to PL, Raul will
meet on Monday with the President of the National Assembly,
Nguyen Sing Hung, and will pay tribute to war martyrs and
revered Ho Chi Minh.