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Cuba and Vietnam strengthen interparliamentary ties

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Havana, June 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Vietnam advocated strengthening their parliamentary relations in a virtual exchange between legislative leaders of both countries, the National Assembly of People's Power (ANPP) reported today.

The meeting, described as fruitful and fraternal, was led by the secretary of the ANPP, Homero Acosta, and Bui Van Cuong, secretary general and president of the Office of the National Assembly of the Asian country.

According to the source, in the contact Acosta expressed his satisfaction at holding this work meeting, which is part of the actions provided for in the Cooperation Protocol signed by both national assemblies.

Likewise, the secretary of the supreme organ of power of the Cuban State highlighted the close ties that unite this Caribbean nation and Vietnam, forged by the revolutionary leaders Fidel Castro and Ho Chi Minh, deepened the current Cuban situation, and thanked the permanent solidarity of Vietnam.

For his part, Bui Van Cuong recalled the cordial meetings held with his Cuban counterpart in Hanoi in November 2022 and in Havana in April 2023.

The Party, the State and the people of Vietnam always remember Fidel’s immortal phrase “For Vietnam we are willing to give even our own blood” -he said- and expressed the will to deepen the special traditional relationship of solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Cuba.

The parties agreed to increase interparliamentary cooperation in areas of mutual interest, including digital transformation, social communication, and science and innovation.

The ambassadors of both nations, and directors and officials of the two legislative bodies participated in the virtual meeting.

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