Cuba and Vietnam: Sixty years of brotherhood

Cuba and Vietnam celebrate six decades of friendship. Photo: Dayani Haro Cordovéz

HAVANA, Cuba.- This year, Cuba and Vietnam celebrate six decades of solidarity, brotherhood, fidelity and integral cooperation, Esteban Lazo, President of the National Assembly of People’s Power said.

Upon receiving at the Havana Capitol the Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Truong Thi Mai, Lazo recalled that Fidel and Ho Chi Minh were the architects of that brotherhood, highlighted the permanent parliamentary exchanges, and thanked for the support in the Cuban fight against the blockade.

The distinguished visitor also highlighted the close and strong ties between the two nations, acknowledged Cuba’s invariable support at all times, and ratified the rejection of the siege imposed by Washington.

Minutes earlier, Lazo and Truong took a tour of several areas of the Capitol, the institutional headquarters of the Cuban legislature.