At the talks, Mr. Victor Gaute Lopez conveyed best regards from Mr. Raúl Castro, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee to Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and leaders of the Vietnamese Party and State. He said the fraternal relations between the Vietnamese and Cuban Parties, States and peoples that was founded and nurtured by late President Ho Chi Minh and leader Fidel Castro will forever be an exemplary relationship in modern times.

Vietnamese participants at the online talks. (Photo: VNA)

He congratulated Vietnam on its successful control of COVID-19, and expressed his condolences over the losses caused to Vietnamese people by natural disasters in the country recently.

He believed that under the sound leadership of the CPV, the Vietnamese people will overcome all difficulties and challenges to complete the resolutions of the 12th National Party Congress.

For his part, Mr. Thuong stressed that over the past six decades, Vietnam and Cuba have stood side by side with each other during the past Vietnamese struggles for national independence and freedom, and the present national construction and defense causes of the two countries.

The official affirmed the Vietnamese Party, State and people’s consistent stance on supporting the revolutionary cause of their Cuban counterparts, and believed that under the leadership of the Communist Party of Cuba, the Cuban people will continue to successfully implement its new socialist-oriented socio-economic model.

At the event, the two sides informed each other of the situation of their Parties and countries, and discussed measures to strengthen their bilateral ties in the time ahead.

Translated by Trung Thanh