Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung held talks here with the member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) Jose Ramon Balaguer on the deep bilateral relations, local media highlighted today.
Dung delivered the main speech at the celebration of 40th anniversary of the liberation of the south, and afterwards met with the heads of the three invited delegations from Cuba, Laos and Cambodia.
Together with the Cuban representative, there were the Laotian Vice President Bounnhang Volachit and the Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Men San On.
The Vietnamese leader stressed that the victory of the spring of 1975 was also achieved due to the support of the socialist states such as the former Soviet Union, China, Laos, Cambodia and Cuba, as well as that of international friends.
Regarding the Largest of the Antilles, Dung recalled the historic words of the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro that for Vietnam “we are willing to give our own blood”.
The also Head of the Foreign Affairs Department of the PCC held a meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart, Hoang Binh Quan, in which they reaffirmed the common willingness to continue the exchange of information and experiences.
They wished each other success in Vietnam’s renewal process and in the updating of the Cuban economic model.