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Remembering Fidel’s unwavering support

Update: December, 04/2016 - 09:00
Steadfast leader: Fidel Castro, a great leader of the Cuban people, an unyielding communist and revolutionary leader of Latin American nations and the movement for peace and national independence, freedom and socialism, died on November 25 at the age of 90. Until now, he has always been a figure of great influence, a symbol of a persistent fight for national independence and people’s prosperous life. In this picture, Fidel Castro paid a visit to a US army base overrun by liberation forces on September 15, 1973. VNA/VNS Photo
Enduring friendship: Cuba and Việt Nam established diplomatic ties on December 2, 1960. Since then, revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Vietnamese President Hồ Chí Minh and following leaders of the two countries have continually nurtured the solidarity, comprehensive cooperation and mutual trust between the two Parties, States and peoples. Fidel Castro made three visits to Việt Nam in September 1973, December 1995, and February 2003. This picture was taken during Castro’s visit to Việt Nam in 1995 in which he visited the President’s home. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Điền
Man of the people: Fidel Castro took the lead in international movements to support Việt Nam’s struggle for national independence and reunification, and later its national development and defence. In this picture, he was welcomed by Vietnamese youth during his trip to Việt Nam in 1995. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Điền
Consistent comrade: Fidel Castro was welcomed by Prime Minister Phạm Văn Đồng on his visit to việt Nam on December 8-12, 1995. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Điền
Brothers in arms: One of the leading world figures in the second half of the 20th century, Fidel Castro had outsized influence given the size of his small Caribbean island. He has left significant imprints on the history of not only Cuba, "a freedom island", but also on Latin America, Africa and the world. In this picture, Fidel Castro poses with Prime Minister Võ Văn Kiệt in La Habana, Cuba, on July 10, 1993. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Điền

 

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