Cuba in Vietnam

Vietnam always stands side by side with Cuba in all circumstances: President

President To Lam on June 24 affirmed that Vietnam always stands side by side with Cuba in all circumstances while he received Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolas Hernandez Guillen in Hanoi. During the reception, Lam said that the Party, State and Government of Vietnam value the special traditional relationship with Cuba as both a comrade and a brother.

Lam expressed his delight to see that the two countries’ growing relations, with strong and comprehensive developments in the complex world situation.

Vietnam advocate removal of Cuba from list of terrorist states

Vietnam supports the call made by the international community to the United States to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Pham Thu Hang said in a press conference.

The spokeswoman responded to a question from Prensa Latina Latin American Information Agency by pointing out that the State Department recently excluded Cuba from the group of countries that “did not fully cooperate with the United States’ anti-terrorist efforts in 2023.” However, so far, the United States has not eliminated Cuba from the list of states that they consider to be sponsors of terrorism.

Vietnamese call for Cuba’s exclusion from US terrorist list

The definitive and permanent exclusion of Cuba from the unilateral list elaborated by the U.S. government and which designates States allegedly sponsoring terrorism was demanded today by solidarity organizations.

The United States should consider putting an end to and permanently eliminating Cuba from that list, thus stopping the imposition of a series of irrational and unfounded economic and financial blockade measures that seriously affect the life of the brotherly Cuban people, a statement issued by the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association emphasizes.

The statement also points out that through information from the press and diplomatic agencies, last May 15, it was announced, that the U.S. government decided to remove Cuba from the list of countries that did not cooperate with U.S. anti-terrorist efforts in 2023.

Cuban president congratulates Vietnamese peer after election

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Wednesday congratulated To Lam for his election as president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. On his X profile, the head of State wished To success in his new tasks and expressed Cuba’s will to continue to strengthen the excellent bilateral relations that exist in all fields.

General To Lam, who had been the minister of Public Security of Vietnam until now, was elected in the seventh session of the National Assembly (Parliament) to assume the Presidency of the Republic for the 2021-2026 term.

Tay Ninh celebrates 55th founding anniversary of Cuban Embassy

Tay Ninh celebrated the 55th founding anniversary of the Cuban Embassy in the southern province with a gathering held on May 21 at the relic site of the former base of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam.

Tran Van Chien, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee, highlighted that Cuba was the first and only country to send an ambassador to present credentials to the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam on March 4, 1969 shortly after its formation. Notably, the residence and workplace of then Ambassador Raul Valdes Vivo were located at the historical relic site of the Provisional Revolutionary Government's base in Tan Lap commune of Tan Bien district.