President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong has called for people in Asia-Pacific and the world over to unite with Cuba.

At the two-day Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of Solidarity with Cuba in Vientiane, which ended on March 20, VUFO President also called for people in the world to join efforts to ask for unconditional removal of blockade and lifting of embargo on Cuba.

He requested freedom for five Cuban antiterrorist fighters being imprisoned in US.

The conference, which attracted 200 delegates from 21 regional countries and the World Peace Council called for the protection of Cuba’s independence, sovereignty and right to self-determination as well as more efforts to expand the movement of solidarity with Cuba in each country./.