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Photo exhibition marks 50th anniversary of Fidel Castro’s visit to Vietnam
Hai Yen 20:24, 2023/09/13
The event is a tribute to the enduring brotherhood between the two nations.

The Cuban Embassy in Vietnam on September 12 held a photo exhibition titled “Great Victory of Cuba and Vietnam” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Fidel Castro’s first visit to Vietnam (September 12, 1973 – September 12, 2023).

 Cuban Ambassador Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén at the event. Photos: VNA

During the ceremony, Cuban Ambassador Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén highlighted the deep-rooted and special bond between Cuba and Vietnam, forged during the challenging years of Vietnamese resistance.

He referred to a significant historical moment 50 years ago when Fidel Castro, the iconic leader of the Cuban Revolution, became the first and only foreign head of government to cross the  17th Parallel amid the war.

Highlighting the solid political trust that underpins Vietnam-Cuba relations and leads to cooperation across numerous domains, the Cuban Ambassador pointed out that Vietnam stands as Cuba's second-largest trading partner and the largest Asian investor.

Members of the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association in Hanoi and Cuban Ambassador Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén

The cooperation projects between the two nations are particularly important in ensuring food security for the Cuban population. Moreover, he said the two countries consistently share many goals and principles in international forums and multilateral organizations.

Nguyen Trung Dung, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Organization in Hanoi, said that the "Great Victory of Cuba and Vietnam" photo exhibition would serve as a tribute to the enduring brotherhood between the two nations and as a testament to the continued commitment of both Parties, States, and peoples to bolstering their relationship across all sectors.

 Vice Chairman of the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association Nguyen Trung Dung (second to left) and Cuban Ambassador Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén.

Numerous activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of  Fidel Castro's historic visit to Vietnam have garnered attention at various levels, from the central government to local communities.

Looking ahead, the Vietnam - Cuba Friendship Association in Hanoi is planning a discussion program titled "Vietnam - Cuba: A Special Solidarity" with the participation of Cuban Ambassador Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén, who was invited by the association's vice chairman Nguyen Trung Dung.

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