Vietnam for US lifting embargo against Cuba

Ha Noi, Nov. 10 (VNA) -- Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Chau, Head of Viet Nam's Permanent Mission to the United Nations, has expressed Viet Nam's deep concern over the losses and sufferings caused to the Cuban people by the US embargo. He was speaking at the 55th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on Nov. 9.

He said that differences between the US and Cuba should be solved through dialogues and negotiations on the basis of mutual respect for each country's independence and national sovereignty, and non-interference in each other's internal affairs. He renewed Viet Nam's full support, comprehensive cooperation and solidarity with Cuba.

The UN General Assembly adopted its solution, reaffirming the need to end economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba. This is the ninth consecutive time that the UN General Assembly issue such a solution to demand the US to lift its embargo against Cuba.--