President Nguyen Xuan Phuc – Photo: BNG
On the afternoon of September 15, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam issued a statement confirming the visit of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Accordingly, at the invitation of the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a high-level delegation of the Party and State. Vietnam makes an official visit to Cuba from September 18 to 20.
Right after that, from September 21 to 24, 2021, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation will attend a high-level joint discussion session of the 76th United Nations General Assembly and conduct a meeting. number of bilateral activities in the United States,” the State Department said in a statement.
Vietnam and Cuba established diplomatic relations on December 2, 1960, two years after the successful Cuban revolution (January 1, 1959).
In recent years, the traditional solidarity, support and comprehensive cooperation between the Vietnamese and Cuban brothers have been constantly interested in consolidating, promoting and developing in all fields, politics, economy – trade. commerce, security – defense, agriculture, construction, education, health, biotechnology, traffic, physical training – sports…
Faced with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, senior leaders and ministries and branches of the two countries continued to maintain online exchanges, most recently General Secretary, State President Nguyen Phu Trong and Secretary of State Nguyen Phu Trong. First Raul Castro (February 9, 2021).
In the field of multilateral diplomacy, the two sides maintain cooperative relations and support each other at international organizations and multilateral forums, especially at the United Nations.