Ho Chi Minh City wishes to strengthen cooperation with Cuba’s Artemisa province in the areas of mutual interest and Cuba's strength like health care and bio-technology, a municipal official said on August 25. At a reception for visiting Governor of Artemisa province and Vice President of the Cuba-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group Ricardo Concepcion Rodriguez, Vice Chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc called on Cuban leaders to create favourable conditions for Vietnamese businesses to operate in the Caribbean nation.
Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly rejects the arrival of a nuclear-powered submarine in the Guantanamo Bay on July 5, 2023, that stayed until July 8 at the US military base located there, which is a provocative escalation of the United States, whose political or strategic motives are not known.
A delegation of the Central Union of Cuban Workers (CTC), led by its Secretary General Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, had working sessions with the Vietnam National Union of Oil and Gas Workers and the Russia-Vietnam oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on July 1.
A delegation from the Central of Workers of Cuba (CTC) headed by its general secretary, Ulises Guilarte, is holding the second day of its working visit to Vietnam. Guilarte and his companions arrived in the Vietnamese capital on Tuesday and began their program of activities by meeting with the presidents of the National Assembly, Vuong Dinh Hue, and of the Vietnamese General Confederation of Labor (CGTV), Nguyen Dinh Khang.
Ties in the field of defense constitute one of the pillars of the relations between Cuba and Vietnam, and an example to promote cooperation in other sectors, high-ranking officers from Vietnam and Cuba said. The asessment was made during a meeting between the ministers of Defense of Vietnam, General Phan Van Giang, and of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba, Army Corps General Álvaro López Miera, who is holding a working visit to Vietnam.