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Vietnamese military generals awarded Cuban Order of Playa Girón

Vietnamese military generals awarded Cuban Order of Playa Girón

Wednesday, December 07, 2022, 21:22 GMT+7
Vietnamese military generals awarded Cuban Order of Playa Girón
Vietnamese military generals receive the Orders of Playa Girón from the State of Cuba during a ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Phu Son / Tuoi Tre

Three Vietnamese military generals received the Order of Playa Girón from the State of Cuba during a ceremony in Hanoi on Wednesday.

At the event, the Cuban state decided to award three Orders of Playa Girón, seven Orders of Antonio Maceo, and 23 Orders of Friendship to 33 individuals in the Vietnam People's Army.

The Orders of Playa Girón were given to General Phan Van Giang, Politburo member, deputy secretary of the Central Military Commission, and Minister of National Defense; General Ngo Xuan Lich, former Politburo member and former deputy secretary of the Central Military Commission; and General Luong Cuong, Politburo member, standing member of the Central Military Commission, and chairman of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People's Army.

Cuban Ambassador to Viet Nam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén speaks at the ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén speaks at the ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

The Order of Playa Girón is a national order conferred by the Council of State of Cuba on Cubans or foreigners with valuable contributions to the development of the Cuban revolutionary armed forces as well as global peace and development.

Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén said that the orders were awarded to individuals who contribute to the development and consolidation of the relationship between the armed units of Cuba and Vietnam and of the friendship between the two peoples.

General Phan Van Giang – Politburo member, deputy secretary of the Central Military Commission, and Minister of National Defense – speaks at the ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

General Phan Van Giang, Politburo member, deputy secretary of the Central Military Commission, and Minister of National Defense, speaks at the ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

On behalf of the Ministry of National Defense, General Phan Van Giang thanked the Party, state, people, and revolutionary armed forces of Cuba for their rewards for officers and soldiers in the Vietnam People's Army.

The defense cooperation between Vietnam and Cuba has been strengthened over the past years, with many important cooperation agreements signed by the two militaries, Giang continued.

This is living proof of the comradeship, brotherhood, and solidarity, contributing significantly to the two countries’ bilateral relations.

Vietnamese military officials receive the Orders of Antonio Maceo from the State of Cuba during a ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Phu Son / Tuoi Tre

Vietnamese military officials receive the Orders of Antonio Maceo from the State of Cuba during a ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

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Three Vietnamese military generals received the Order of Playa Girón from the State of Cuba during a ceremony in Hanoi on Wednesday.

At the event, the Cuban state decided to award three Orders of Playa Girón, seven Orders of Antonio Maceo, and 23 Orders of Friendship to 33 individuals in the Vietnam People's Army.

The Orders of Playa Girón were given to General Phan Van Giang, Politburo member, deputy secretary of the Central Military Commission, and Minister of National Defense; General Ngo Xuan Lich, former Politburo member and former deputy secretary of the Central Military Commission; and General Luong Cuong, Politburo member, standing member of the Central Military Commission, and chairman of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People's Army.

Cuban Ambassador to Viet Nam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén speaks at the ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén speaks at the ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

The Order of Playa Girón is a national order conferred by the Council of State of Cuba on Cubans or foreigners with valuable contributions to the development of the Cuban revolutionary armed forces as well as global peace and development.

Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolás Hernández Guillén said that the orders were awarded to individuals who contribute to the development and consolidation of the relationship between the armed units of Cuba and Vietnam and of the friendship between the two peoples.

General Phan Van Giang – Politburo member, deputy secretary of the Central Military Commission, and Minister of National Defense – speaks at the ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

General Phan Van Giang, Politburo member, deputy secretary of the Central Military Commission, and Minister of National Defense, speaks at the ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

On behalf of the Ministry of National Defense, General Phan Van Giang thanked the Party, state, people, and revolutionary armed forces of Cuba for their rewards for officers and soldiers in the Vietnam People's Army.

The defense cooperation between Vietnam and Cuba has been strengthened over the past years, with many important cooperation agreements signed by the two militaries, Giang continued.

This is living proof of the comradeship, brotherhood, and solidarity, contributing significantly to the two countries’ bilateral relations.

Vietnamese military officials receive the Orders of Antonio Maceo from the State of Cuba during a ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Phu Son / Tuoi Tre

Vietnamese military officials receive the Orders of Antonio Maceo from the State of Cuba during a ceremony in Hanoi, December 7, 2022. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

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