HAVANA, Cuba, May 28 (ACN) The Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, José Ramón Machado Ventura, received on Monday afternoon Phan Dinh Trac, member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (PCV) and president of its Internal Affairs Commission.
Granma newspaper reports that during the meeting Machado highlighted the historic and special ties of brotherhood between both parties, governments and peoples. He also exchanged with the visitor about the offensive to restore neoliberalism taking place in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the efforts of our Party to promote unity, anti-imperialist struggle and solidarity, in particular with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
The Cuban leader referred to the hostile policy of the United States Government against Cuba and the full implementation of the Helms-Burton Act. In this regard, Phan Dinh Trac ratified the invariable policy of the Communist Party and the State of Vietnam against the US blockade, as well as the will of his country's top leadership to continue strengthening ties of friendship and solidarity with Cuba.
The newspaper adds that accompanied the distinguished visitor the ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Cuba, Nguyen Trung Thanh, and other members of his entourage. On the Cuban side, comrade Juan Carlos Marsán Aguilera, deputy head of the International Relations Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, was present.