El Salvador to set up diplomatic ties with Vietnam
08-06-2009 | 21:06:49
He also said that he would be pleased to become El Salvador ’s first ambassador to Hanoi.
The elsalvador.com website quoted Gonzalez on June 7 as saying that besides Vietnam, the El Salvador government also wishes to set up diplomatic relationships with China.
At present, Costa Rica is the only country in the Middle American region to have diplomatic ties with Beijing, he added.
On June 1, the first ever left-wing President of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, announced at his inauguration to officially re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba .
El Salvador is the last country in the Latin America to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba after severing relations with the island country 50 years ago./.
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