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Laos, Cuba Pledge to Strengthen Cooperation on Foreign Affairs

Laos and Cuba have pledged to strengthen the existing cooperation on foreign relations and expressed their satisfaction on growing ties and cooperation.

Head of Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, Mrs Sounthone Sayachack received a courtesy visit from Deputy Head of Cuban Communist Party Central Committee’s Department for External Relations, Mr Juan Carlos Marsan Aguilera and his delegation visiting Laos on January 14-16.

Mrs Sounthone expressed a warm welcome to the guest and highly valued his visit as a significant contribution to enhancing the existing friendly and fraternal relations between two Parties, two governments and people of Laos and Cuba.

The host also expressed gratitude to the Cuban Party, government and people upon their supports and assistance to Laos when the later fought for independence decades ago and during the current time of national development.

She appreciated Cuba’s achievements in socio-economic development, protecting its revolutionary outcomes over the past 50 years and translating the resolution of 7th National Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba into practice.

In reply, the Deputy Head of the Communist Party of Cuba’s Department for External Relations, Mr Juan Carlos Marsan Aguilera expressed thanks to Mrs Sounthone for extending a warm welcome to him and his delegation and highly valued the longstanding traditional relations and cooperation between the two Parties, governments and people of Laos and Cuba.

The guest praised the national development achievements the Lao people have made under the leadership of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party over the past decades noting that such achievements have helped improve the livelihood of Lao people and raise the role and reputation of the Lao PDR at both regional and international arenas.

Source: Lao News Agency