|Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong (right) receives Vice Chairman of Cuba's State Council, Salvador Valdes Mesa, in Ha Noi yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyen Khang
HA NOI (VNS) — Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong and State President Truong Tan Sang received a Cuban delegation led by the Vice Chairman of Cuba's State Council, Salvador Valdes Mesa, in Ha Noi yesterday.
The Vietnamese leaders praised Cuba's achievements in updating its socio-economic model and external relations, saying these would form an important premise for Cuba's future growth.
They also welcomed the Cuban delegation's visit, saying it would further deepen the friendship and comprehensive co-operation between the two Parties, States, and people. President Sang said the loyal relationship between the two countries was a priceless treasure that people should cherish and enhance.
The two sides also hoped that the Viet Nam-Cuba Intergovernmental Committee would work out new cooperative mechanisms to foster bilateral co-operation.
Mesa affirmed Cuba's determination to promote friendship and solidarity with Viet Nam.
Earlier, the Cuban delegation held talks with a delegation from the Communist Party of Viet Nam led by Politburo member Le Hong Anh , where they informed each other of recent developments and discussed issues of common interest. — VNS