Vietnam, Cuba seek measures to enhance bilateral ties hinh anh 1Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla on March 16 to discuss measures and orientations to further special friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

During the talks, Minh affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of standing shoulder-to-shoulder with and supporting Cuba.

Minister Bruno, in turn, said that Cuba attaches importance to and hopes to deepen its special friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam. He appreciated Vietnam’s efforts to both respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and maintain economic growth.

Both sides spoke highly of the outcomes of sixth Political Consultation at the deputy foreign ministerial level held via video conference on March 2.

They asserted the determination to carry out high-level commitments to tightening bilateral solidarity, special friendship and all-round collaboration, and effectively implement the bilateral agenda in 2021, including sharing experience and consultations on issues of mutual concern, coordinating closely and supporting each other at international organisations and multilateral forums./.