Hanoi (VNA) – Books emphasizing the loyalty and friendship between Vietnam and Cuba are on display at the headquarters of the National Political Truth Publishing House in Hanoi on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the Cuban victory at Giron (April 19).
The exhibition, which opened on April 19, is jointly organized by the Union of Vietnam Friendship Organizations (VUFO), the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association and the publishing house.
The approximately 50 publications on display also present Cuban heroes, as well as the nation and culture of Vietnam and its foreign policy. They include two books by Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Vietnam‘s national construction, which were published in Spanish.
Vu Hai Ha, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the National Assembly and President of Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association, expressed hope that the event will help Vietnamese people, especially young people, to better understand Cubans, thus promoting bilateral relations.
Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Hernández Guillén suggested that Vietnam should share more of its experience in Doi moi (reform) and nation building and development with the Caribbean nation.
Pham Minh Tuan, director and editor-in-chief of the National Truth Political Publishing House, also expressed his hope that the exhibition will create a basis for Vietnam to expand cooperation in the fields of publication and communication. culture with partners and friends in Cuba and Latin America as a whole. .
In April 1961, American troops attempted to invade Playa Giron, but they suffered defeat and were driven from the island. This victory later led to the reunification of Cuba./.