Vietnam will unceasingly consolidate and develop the fraternal solidarity and comprehensive cooperation with Cuba as well as the mutual trust between the two Parties, States and peoples.

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc made the affirmation at a reception for visiting Vice President of the Cuban Council of Ministers Marino Murillo Jorge in Hanoi on October 8.

Phuc said he is pleased with great achievements the Cuban people have made over the past time, adding that the Vietnamese Government will join Cuban efforts in effectively implementing agreements reached by the two countries’ high-ranking leaders.

He suggested that the two governments coordinate in seeking new cooperation mechanisms and measures suitable to both countries’ conditions in order to further bilateral cooperation.

The two countries should strengthen coordination and mutual support at regional and international forums to which they are members, he said.

Marino affirmed that the Cuban Party, State and people always wish to strengthen and consolidate multi-faceted cooperation with Vietnam as well as learn renewal and national development experience from the country.

He expressed his hope that Vietnam will cooperate with and support Cuba in agricultural development, especially in the cultivation of food and industrial crops./.