Party leader meets with Cuban President of National Assembly
18:02 | 12/04/2012

VGP - Việt Nam and Cuba have affirmed their determination to deepen the solidarity, friendship and multifaceted cooperation between countries.   

Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng and President of the National Assembly of People’s Power of Cuba Ricardo Alarcon de Quesada - Photo: VNA

The determination was made during a meeting on April 11 between Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng and President of the National Assembly of People’s Power of Cuba Ricardo Alarcon de Quesada.

Việt Nam and Cuba will continue their support for each other and coordination at international forums, they said.

Party leader Trọng expressed his delight at visiting Cuba in his capacity as Việt Nam’s Party General Secretary and spoke highly of the great achievements Cuba has recorded during past years, especially in economics, social affairs, national defense, education and health care.

He conveyed his thanks for the support and emotions that the Party and people of Cuba have given to Vietnamese people.

The Vietnamese Party leader took the occasion to brief his host about Việt Nam’s recent situation, saying Việt Nam has overcome difficulties and challenges to reap many benefits.

He commented on the significant growth of the economy, the improvement of people’s living standards, the stability of political and social life and the enhancement of the country’s position in the international arena.

For his part, Ricardo Alarcon de Quesada said the visit was a major event in relations between the two countries.

He expressed thanks to the Vietnamese Party, State and people for their valuable support of the Party, State and people of Cuba and spoke highly of achievements Việt Nam has gained during its modernisation process, saying the experiences are very useful for Cuba .

Later the same day, General Secretary Trọng met with Vice President of the Cuba-Vietnam Friendship Association Marta Roja.

By Thùy Dung
 

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