Moncada Barracks (Source: VNA)
Can Tho (VNA) – A meeting was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 29 to mark the 63 rd anniversary of the attack on Moncada Barracks (July 26) that culminated in the victory of Cuban armed forces against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.

Addressing the event, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO)’s Can Tho chapter Le Thi Thanh Giang described the 1953 attack as a landmark that mirrored the undaunted spirit of Cuban people under the leadership of President Fidel Castro, and provided a premise for Cuba’s cause of liberation, unification and construction.

She reminisced about the solidarity between Vietnamese and Cuban people during wartime and highlighted the two countries’ cooperation in culture, economy and social affairs with multiple economic contracts and annual cultural exchanges.

A Cuban guest thanked the sentiments Vietnamese people in general and Can Tho residents sent to Cuban people and promised that Cubans in Vietnam will make all-out efforts to strengthen the relationship between the two countries.-VNA