(VOV) - July 20 turned a page in the US-Cuba relationship. After 54 years Cuba reopened its embassy in Washington. In Havana, a bronze board that read “US Interests Section” was removed and replaced with one that said “US Embassy”.
Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Washington on July 20, US officials said, to mark the historic restoration of diplomatic ties between former Cold War foes severed more than five decades ago.
(VOV) -The First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party Central Committee (CCPCC) President of the State Council and the Council of Ministers Raúl Castro affirmed his nation’s desire to share experience in various realms and advance bilateral socio-economic development cooperation with Vietnam.
Selected prints from novels by award winning German graphic artist and author Reinhard Kleist are on display at an exhibition at the Goethe Instiute in Hanoi which runs until the end of the month.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Cuba recently held a banquet for Cubans who stood alongside the Vietnamese people in the cause of national defence and construction.
Standing Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Vo Van Thuong received Head of the External Relations Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Jose Ramon Balaguer Cabrera, in the city on May 1.
The Vietnam National Museum of History officially opened an exhibition displaying photos, documents and objects highlighting instances of international support for Vietnam during its revolutionary wars from 1954-1975 on April 24.
(VOV) - The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association on April 10 celebrated the 54th anniversary of Cuba’s victory, which successfully repelled a 1,500-strong mercenary invading force, attempting to overthrow the government of Fidel Castro.
The training and education supplement of the Argentinean Resumen Latinoamericano magazine has recently released a special issue on the late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of his 125th birthday (May 19).
(VOV) -Leaders from countries and major political parties worldwide have sent New Year greetings to General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong in the lead up to the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival.
Senior Lieutenant General Mai Quang Phan, Deputy Director of the Vietnam People’s Army’s General Department of Politics, hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 26 for a visiting delegation of relatives of the Cuban martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the Cuban independence.
Representatives from the Cuban Embassy and Hanoi’s Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association visited the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh on December 27 on the occasion of Cuba’s 56 th National Day (January 1, 1959-2015).
(VOV) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on September 10 received Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Parrilla on a working visit to Vietnam.
(VOV) - A Communist Party of Vietnam delegation attended the 20th Sao Paulo forum held for the first time in La Paz capital of Bolivia from August 25-29.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese embassy in Cuba in collaboration with the Asia House Museum on August 27 kicked off a photo exhibition hailing the warm friendship between Vietnam and Cuba at differing periods of time.