Vietnam hopes to access Cuba’s COVID-19 vaccines: Minister

Tuesday, 2021-07-20 21:16:54
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Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam (R) welcomes Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam has proposed Cuba facilitate Vietnam’s access to the former's COVID-19 vaccines and support the transfer of vaccine production technologies to the Southeast Asian country.

Lam made the proposal during his reception on July 20 for Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén, which also saw the presence of representatives from the Cuban Ministry of the Interior.

The Minister said he is delighted to know that Cuba is developing five types of COVID-19 vaccines, which will be administered to all Cubans and exported to several countries.

Stressing the significance of intensify bilateral cooperation in ensuring national security and maintaining social safety and order in each country, he suggested the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and the Cuban Ministry of the Interior continue supporting each other in all fields in which they have strengths.

The Cuban diplomat affirmed that in his position he will work as a bridge contributing to deepening the traditional friendship and collaboration between the two countries.