|Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng (r) receives new Cuban Ambassador to Việt Nam, Lianys Torres Rivera, in Hà Nội yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Điệp|
HÀ NỘI — Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng has suggested that 2018 could be a good occasion to educate people of Việt Nam and Cuba on the special ties shared between their countries as this year marks 45 years since Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro first visited Việt Nam.
Receiving the new Cuban Ambassador to Việt Nam, Lianys Torres Rivera, in Hà Nội yesterday, Trọng congratulated the Cuban diplomat on her new post in Việt Nam, saying he believed she would make significant contributions to the traditional relations and comprehensive co-operation between Việt Nam and Cuba.
He took the occasion to send his greetings to First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party Raul Castro and other Cuban Party and State leaders.
Rivera thanked Việt Nam for its solidarity with and support for Cuba and pledged to do her best to effectively contribute to strengthening the special relations between Vietnamese and Cuban parties, governments and people. — VNS