General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong (centre) and CPV officials at the talks (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
The phone talk between General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam
(CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong and First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist
Party of Cuba (PCC) and President of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on May 5 was
a highlight of Cuban newspapers on May 6.
newspaper, the official voice of the PCC, reported about the talk between the
two Party chiefs of Cuba and Vietnam in a front-page article.
It noted that the two
leaders reiterated the intention to continue strengthening the special
relations of friendship and cooperation between the two nations, Parties and
Government, which are the enduring legacy of Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro
Ruz and legendary revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh.
Prensa Latina state news
agency cited a press release of the PCC noting that during the fraternal
telephone conversation, the Party chief of Vietnam congratulated Diaz-Canel on
his election as the First Secretary of the PCC Central Committee.
Trong also conveyed his regards to former First Secretary of the PCC General
Raul Castro Ruz.
During the talk,
Diaz-Canel informed the Vietnamese party leader on outcomes of the eight
National Congress of the PCC, which took place on April 16-19, and expressed
his gratitude to Vietnam for its support for Cuba in the fight against the US’ economic,
trade and financial sanctions.
He also wished Vietnam
success in implementing the Resolution adopted at the 13th National Congress of
the CPV, Prensa Latina reported.
Other news agencies
and online newspapers like the Cuban News Agency (ACN), Cubadebate, Juventud
Rebelde and Canal Caribe also made extensive coverage on the first phone talk between Diaz-Canel as PCC leader and the Vietnamese Party leader Trong./.