Cuban President of State Council to visit Vietnam in November

Tuesday, 2018-10-30 11:28:00
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President of Cuba's Council of State Miguel Diaz Canel Bermudez (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA - President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Miguel Diaz Canel Bermudez will pay an official visit to Vietnam from November 8-11, Director General of Bilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Emilio Lozada told a press conference on October 29.

During the stay, the Cuban leader will meet bilaterally with General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, and join other activities.

One of the highlights in the agenda will be a new trade agreement between the two countries, which is expected to lift two-way trade, he said.

Vietnam is now the second largest trade partner of Cuba in Asia and the Oceania.