A delegation of the National Defence Ministry led by its Deputy Minister Senior Lieutenant General Vo Minh Luong has been paying a working visit to Cuba from November 18-25. The visit is made at the invitation of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, aiming to promote the two sides’ cooperation in building laws on military and national defence – a new area that they have potential and demand for.
The Finlay Vaccines Institute of Cuba and the Vietnamese company Vabiotech on November 24 agreed to strengthen ties in the field of biotechnology.
“A delegation from Vabiotech headed by its director Nguyen Anh Tuan visited the Finlay Institute, where they discussed collaboration and future projects. The Vietnamese representatives were updated on the work of the institution,” according to a message from the Cuban institute on the social network X, as cited by Cuban news agency Prensa Latina (PL).
Deputy Director of the General Department of Politics under the Vietnam People's Army (VPA) Sen. Lieut. Gen. Trinh Van Quyet hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 24 for a young officer delegation from the Cuban Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces, led by second chief of the ministry's Political Directorate General of Brigade Marcelo Perez.
A delegation from the Ministry of Public Security led by Deputy Minister Major General Nguyen Van Long paid a working visit to Cuba from November 15-18.
At the talks between Long and Cuban Minister of the Interior Lázaro Alberto Álvarez Casas, the two sides evaluated the outcomes of the implementation of a cooperation agreement signed between the two ministries in 2018, and reviewed the partnership between the two sides in recent years.
Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has joined those of other countries in opposing the US’s economic and trade blockade on Cuba, emphasising that these measures violate international law and run counter to the fundamental principles and norms of the UN Charter.