As reported on Twitter by the president of the Assembly’s International Relations Committee, Yolanda Ferrer, she welcomed Seyed Mohammad Hadi Sobhani, from the Islamic Republic, and they exchanged about the solid bilateral relations.
Ferrer also described the meeting with Vietnam’s diplomat Le Thanh Tung as fraternal and reaffirmed the intention to deepen links between the peoples and parliaments of both countries.
Havana and Tehran reestablished ties on August 8, 1979 and favored mutually beneficial cooperation in areas such as biotechnology and health.
On December 2, 1960, in a public act, the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, declared the people’s decision to officially establish ties with Vietnam.
In commemorating six decades since the event, Cuba’s Prime Minister Manuel Marrero called for growing cooperation in sectors with potential such as transportation, telecommunications, biotechnology, education, energy and agricultural business.