Vietnamese and Cuban embassies in Argentina strengthen friendship

Saturday, 2020-02-29 17:32:43
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Vietnamese Ambassador to Argentina Dang Xuan Dung speaking at the event (Photo: VNA)
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NDO - The Vietnamese and Cuban Embassies in Argentina held an exchange on February 28, aiming to enhance the friendship and traditional cooperation between the two nations.

Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador Dang Xuan Dung praised that Vietnam-Cuba ties is an exemplary relationship which symbolises brotherhood, comradeship and international solidarity.

The special ties, founded by Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh and Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruz, have been nurtured and consolidated by leaders of the two countries for the past 60 years, he stressed.

The Vietnamese diplomat expressed his thanks to the Cuban Party, Government and people for their valuable support, solidarity and fraternity with Vietnam during the country’s past struggle for national independence as well as during its present cause of Doi Moi (Reform) and national construction.

He reaffirmed the strong support of the Party, Government and people of Vietnam for Cuba’s revolution and socio-economic model update.

He also rejoiced at the robust development in the bilateral ties, expressing his hope that the Vietnamese and Cuban Embassies in Argentina will continue tighten their cooperation and mutual support, contributing to the solidarity between the two peoples.

For his part, Cuban Ambassador Orestes Pedro Pablo Prada highlighted the model relationship between Vietnam and Cuba, which has been tested over the decades.

The ambassador said Vietnam and Cuba will continue to stand side by side with each other in the path of socialism building despite the changes of the era, calling for younger generations of the two nations to promote the bilateral solidarity and friendship.

Staff members of the two embassies brought to the exchange traditional art performances, such as Cuban salsa and bamboo pole dancing of Vietnam, as well as delicious dishes of the two countries.