President of the National Assembly of Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, affirmed that her country always appreciates Cuba's support and dedicates special sentiments to the Caribbean nation.
Upon receiving Cuban ambassador, Lianys Torres Rivera, in Hanoi, the top Vietnamese legislator highlighted the excellent state of bilateral ties, characterized by a fluid exchange of high-level visits and experiences, a frank dialogue and close coordination in the multilateral forums.
General Secretary of the Communist Party and president of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, received Cuban ambassador, Lianys Torres Rivera, at the end of her mission in the Indochinese country.
Top Vietnamese leader thanked the diplomat for his contributions to deepening the relations of special friendship between Vietnam and Cuba.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, signed the instrument of accession of Cuba to the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC), during a ceremony within the framework of the 37th Summit of the Association of Nations of the Southeast Asia, made virtually.
The event was attended by the foreign ministers of the ten member countries of that regional organization and the Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam, Pham Binh Minh, representing the country that presides over ASEAN in 2020.
First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel sent messages of condolences to the Vietnamese people in the wake of damage caused by recent storms.
Prensa Latina reports that the Cuban leaders expressed their concern upon hearing news of damages caused by the heavy rains and floods in Vietnam’s central provinces.
Remarks by Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, during the virtual opening ceremony for ECLAC’s 38th Session, at the Havana Convention Center, October 26, 2020, Year 62 of the Revolution
(Transcript: Presidency of the Republic/Translation: GI)
His Excellency Mr. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of the Republic of Costa Rica;
Your Excellency, Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General