Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on April 20 extended a message of congratulations to Raul Castro Ruz on his election as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee.

“We warmly congratulate the sixth Congress of your Party on its success and firmly believe that in the light of the Congress Resolution and under the leadership of the Communist Party of Cuba headed by you, the Cuban fraternal people will overcome all difficulties and challenges, harvesting greater victories in the national construction and development for the benefit and happiness of the people,” Trong also said in his message.

He took this opportunity to reaffirm the desire and resolve of the Party and people of Vietnam to further promote, strengthen and consolidate friendship, solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties, States and people of Vietnam and Cuba./.