On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Cuba and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, this December 2nd, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, and General Secretary of the Communist Party and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong held a fraternal telephone conversation.
Both leaders highlighted the friendship, solidarity and mutual trust that have united both peoples, parties and governments during six decades of exemplary relations.
Comrade Phu Trong congratulated Cuba for the progress in the process of updating its economic and social model, while acknowledging the achievements in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Army General, for his part, thanked the brother Vietnamese people for their unconditional support for the Cuban Revolution, particularly in the fight against the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the successive US administrations.
They ratified the decision to continue strengthening the historical bonds of brotherhood, forged by leaders Fidel Castro Ruz and Ho Chi Minh.