Vietnam calls on the US to work towards normalizing relations with Cuba


Vietnam calls on the US to work towards normalizing relations with Cuba

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang emphasized that Vietnam will always stand by and support the Cuban people within its capabilities.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said that Vietnam always cares and believes that Cuba will overcome the current difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the consequences of the embargo (Photo: BNG)

On July 16, in response to a reporter’s question about Vietnam’s comment on the disorderly situation in Cuba on July 11, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam Le Thi Thu Hang stated: Obviously, we learned that on 11/7 there had been some disorderly protests in Cuba, but the situation was stabilized soon after.

Vietnam always cares and believes that Cuba will overcome the current socio-economic difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the consequences of the blockade and embargo, successfully implementing the process of updating the economic model. – society, promoting the great achievements of the country in education, health care and science and technology.

“Vietnam always remembers the solidarity and precious support Cuba gave to Vietnam in the past at the most difficult times. Vietnam will always be there to support and support the Cuban people within its capabilities. “, Ms. Hang emphasized.

According to the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vietnam calls on the United States to end its hostile policy and unilateral economic and financial embargo against Cuba. The embargo measures for nearly 60 years and tightened in recent times only aggravated the socio-economic difficulties of the Cuban people.

“The United States needs to take concrete steps in the direction of normalizing relations with Cuba, for the benefit of the two peoples, and to contribute to peace, stability and development in the region and the world,” Hang said. to speak.