Leaders send congratulations to Cuba on 60th Liberation Day

Hanoi (VNA) � Vietnamese leaders have extended congratulations to their Cuban counterparts on the 60th Liberation Day (January 1, 1959) of the Caribbean nation.

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent the messages to First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee Raul Castro Ruz, and President of the Cuban Council of State and Council of Ministers Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez.

The messages read that generations of Vietnamese leaders and people are proud to be the witnesses of the achievements that the Cuban people have obtained over the 60 years of defending and constructing the socialist Cuba � the symbol of the revolutionary heroism in the western hemisphere.

They re-affirmed the Vietnamese State, Government and people's consistent unity with the glorious and just revolutionary cause of the Cuban people, voicing their belief that the Cuban State, Government and people will continue to attain more successes in the national construction and defence.

On this occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also offered congratulations to Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. �VNA

Source: Vietnam News Agency

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