Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Trần Quốc Vượng meets Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee and head of the PCC’s Thought Commission Victor Gaute Lopez in Hà Nội on Tuesday. — VNA/VNS Photo Phương Hoa
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam would do its best to foster the traditional friendship, comprehensive co-operation and solidarity with the Party, State and people of Cuba, said Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, Trần Quốc Vượng.
During a reception in Hà Nội on Tuesday for Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Central Committee and head of the PCC’s Thought Commission, Victor Gaute Lopez, Vượng expressed his belief that the visit would further deepen the special friendship between the two Parties and countries.
He said under the sound leadership of the PCC, the Cuban people would continue reaping successes in the process of building socialism with prosperity and stability.
Vượng stressed the Vietnamese Party, State and people’s consistent stance on supporting Cuba’s revolutionary cause, and the struggle to immediately and unconditionally end the economic, trade and financial embargo against Cuba.
Lopez briefed his host about the situation in Cuba and the difficulties caused by the embargo, saying that the Party, State and people of Cuba would overcome challenges and defeat plots by hostile forces to carry the country forward.
He said Cuba attached importance to its special relationship with Việt Nam, and was determined to further deepen their comprehensive co-operation.
Earlier, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, Võ Văn Thưởnng, held talks with the Cuban official, during which both sides extensively discussed political thought and agreed to hold celebrations for the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties next year.
Lopez also held a working session with head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, Hoàng Bình Quân, and reviewed the implementation of signed co-operation agreements between the two Parties for the 2018 – 2023 period.
During their stay, the Cuban delegation had working sessions with the Hồ Chí Minh National Academy of Politics, Nhân dân (People) newspaper, Vietnam News Agency, Vietnam Television, Radio The Voice of Vietnam, and Hồ Chí Minh City's Party Committee. — VNS