Head of the Vietnamese Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan on July 19 attended a meeting to celebrate the 35th anniversary of victory of the Sandinista revolution in the Nicaraguan capital city of Managua.

Addressing the event, Nicaraguan President and Chairman of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSNL) Daniel Ortega recalled the history of the heroic struggle for the national independence following Augusto Sandino’s ideology, which peaked with the victory on July 19, 1979, overthrowing the Somoza dictatorship.

He expressed his thanks to Cuba and other regional countries for their support for Nicaragua during its revolutionary cause in the past and national construction at present.

The president affirmed the spirit “Christ, socialism and solidarity” with which Nicaragua builds the country, stressing that it will continue strengthening the national unity to fight poverty as well as boosting connectivity with other countries to overcome challenges in the new era.-VNA