A Vietnamese delegation, led by Deputy Head of the Party Central
Committee’s Commission for External Relations, Nguyen Manh Hung attended
the 13th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties in
Greece from Dec. 9-11.
At the meeting and working sessions with
representatives of parties, Hung introduced the results of the 11th
Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the country’s
socio-economic development achievements over the past 25 years of
Delegates said in the present international context, the
stable development of Vietnam and socialist countries reflects the
strong vitality and bright prospects of socialism.
With the theme of
“Socialism is the future”, the meeting drew more than 100 foreign
delegates who represented 78 communist and workers parties from 61
At the meeting, the delegates focused
discussions on international issues, the situation of international
communist and workers movements over the past 20 years following the
collapse of socialism in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe as
well as tasks to step up class struggles amid the crisis of capitalism.
joint statement of the meeting stressed that amid the crisis of
capitalism, socialist construction experience and practices prove the
pre-eminences of socialism and that only socialism can wipe out wars,
unemployment, poverty and illiteracy.
Communist and workers’ parties
should promote activities and uphold its leading role in workers and
people’s struggle towards socialism, said the joint statement.
in Athens, the Vietnamese delegation was received by General Secretary
of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) Aleka Papariga, who spoke highly
of the delegation’s attendance at the meeting.
Aleka Papariga affirmed that the KKE wants to further promote its relations and exchange experience and theories with the CPV./.