Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Uong Chu Luu (right) and Director for Asia and Oceania of the Cuban Foreign Ministry Alberto Blanco Silva (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vice Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly Uong Chu Luu highlighted the time-honoured friendship between Vietnam and Cuba during his reception for Director for Asia and Oceania of the Cuban Foreign Ministry Alberto Blanco Silva in Hanoi on June 14.

Over the past nearly 60 years, the solidarity, mutual support and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries have been consolidated and developed, becoming a valuable asset of the two Parties and nations, Luu said.

He commented on the thriving bilateral political ties with the regular exchange of all-level delegations, especially at the high-level one, via the State, Party and NA channels.

The maintenance and improvement of cooperation and dialogue mechanisms, and the exchange of views at international organisations and forums have contributed to tightening the friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries, the legislator said.

Vietnam always keeps a close watch on the situation in Cuba, and has been delight at achievements the Cuban Party, State and people have recorded, especially the upgrade of the economic model, he said, adding that Vietnam is ready to share its experience with Cuba.

For his part, Alberto told his host that he and his entourage met with Vietnamese experts to learn from their legislative experience since Cuba will continue to focus on amending its Constitution in the time ahead.

He pledged to make more contributions to deepening the solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the Parties, States, legislatures and people of the two countries. -VNA