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Cuba and Saudi Arabia look forward to strengthening their parliamentary relations

Cuban Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Vladimir González Quesada, and Dr. Ibrahim Bin Mahmoud Al-Nahas, President of the Saudi-Cuban Friendship Committee in the Shura Council

Riyadh, November 29th - The Cuban Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Vladimir Gonzalez Quesada, was received by Dr. Ibrahim Bin Mahmoud Al-Nahas, president of the Saudi-Cuban Parliamentary Committee of Friendship in the Consultative Council (Shura).

During the meeting, which took place at the headquarters of the Saudi legislative power, the Cuban diplomat conveyed the greetings of the International Relations Commission in the National Assembly of People's Power (ANPP), particularly of its president, Yolanda Ferrer Gomez.

Fraternal meeting of the Vietnamese President with the leader of the National Assembly of Cuba

President Trần Đại Quang urged the Vietnamese and Cuban Parties and States to continuously direct ministries and relevant departments to step up the existing bilateral co-operation mechanisms and refine a legal framework for stable and long-term collaboration while meeting with the Cuban NA Chairman Esteban Lazo Hernández.

Quang hailed the outcomes of the talks between the top Cuban legislator and Vietnamese NA Chairwoman Ngân, and hoped the two parliaments will consolidate ties in both bilateral and multilateral aspects.

Prime Minister of Vietnam meet with the Cuban President of the National Assembly

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc received Cuban President of the National Assembly, Esteban Lazo Hernández, stressing that Vietnam is encouraging the creation of favorable conditions to further the development of bilateral relations. Vietnam continues to pursue the stance of supporting the complete removal of embargoes against Cuba, he said.

Noting that two-way trade turnover between the two countries last year remained low, reaching US$216 million, the PM proposed measures to boost trade relations between the two nations.

Vietnam and Cuba agree to beef up legislative ties

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân and her Cuban counterpart Esteban Lazo Hernandez agreed to enhance legislative ties between Vietnam and Cuba through the exchange of all-level delegations and experience sharing. 

The consensus was reached during their talks in Hanoi yesterday following a welcome ceremony for the Cuban top legislator, who is on an official visit to Vietnam from June 11-18. 

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