A donation of 1,200 tons of rice from the Communist Party, the State, and the people of Ho Chi Minh City is ready at the Cat Lai port on Wednesday to be shipped to Cuba.
We are delighted to express that this donation keeps alive that feeling and solidarity that are unique, as the unusual ties and brotherhood existing between our two countries, Ariadne Feo Labrada, Consul General of Cuba in Ho Chi Minh City, said.
Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Tan Cuong, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and Deputy Minister of National Defence, and visiting Sen. Lieut. Gen. Roberto Legra Sotolongo, Chief of the General Staff and Deputy Minister of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces held talks in Hanoi on October 24.
Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong highly valued the efforts of the Ministries of Defense of his country and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba for the making of the documentary Two Hearts in One Heartbeat. The connection between the noble revolutionary ideals and the desire to fight for independence, freedom and national liberation fostered sympathy and understanding between the peoples of Vietnam and Cuba, creating a special and beautiful symbolic relationship, he stressed.