Deputy General Director of Vietnam News Agency Đinh Đăng Quang (left) and Director of Cuban News Agency Edda Fe Diz Garcés sign an agreement on Thursday to increase the exchange of information and effectively consolidate the traditional co-operation between the two agencies. —VNA/VNS Photo
Viet Nam News
HAVANA — Việt Nam has chosen to free Cuba of its debts to the Southeast Asian nation.
The agreement was part of several deals signed between the two countries during the State visit to Cuba by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyễn Phú Trọng from March 28-31.
The documents also include a co-operation agreement between the CPV and the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) for 2018-2023 and an agreement on judicial support in criminal affairs.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the enhancement of scientific and technological collaboration between Việt Nam’s Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, a MoU between the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment and another MoU between the Vietnamese and Cuban construction ministries were also inked.
Notably, Việt Nam and Cuba also agreed to scale up efforts to sign a new trade agreement, putting it into force as soon as possible.
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and Prensa Latina News Agency also inked an agreement, aiming to increase the exchange of information and consolidate the traditional co-operation between the two agencies.
The VNA also reached a MoU with the Cuban News Agency (ACN) in an effort to raise the efficiency of co-operation and make their information sharing and professional assistance more suitable with the requirements of the modern press.—VNS