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Exchange progamme in Bac Ninh marks Moncada Barracks attack

Exchange progamme in Bac Ninh marks Moncada Barracks attack

The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association on August 10 organised an exchange programme in the northern province of Bac Ninh to mark the 64th anniversary of the attack on Moncada Barracks (July 26) that culminated in the victory of Cuban armed forces against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.

US, Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

US, Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

The United States and Cuba formally agreed on July 1 to restore diplomatic relations on July 20, setting up a trip to Havana by John Kerry, who would become the first US secretary of state to visit the country in 70 years.