Havana, Cuba. – We are certain that in the current complex international scenario, relations between Cuba and Russia will continue to strengthen for the mutual benefit of both peoples and governments, said the President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.
In statements to the press, after the signing of several agreements between both parties, the official reception and the official talks with the Prime Minister of the Eurasian nation, Dimitri Medvedev, the Cuban leader described the meeting as fruitful, held in an atmosphere of friendship, cordiality and full confidence.
He said that during the dialogue he sent a greeting to the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, with whom, he announced, he will have the opportunity to meet at the end of this month in Moscow.
Diaz-Canel thanked Russia for its firm and permanent position against the blockade, which worsened during the current US administration.
Links with a growing development
President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez stressed that during today’s official talks with Russian Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev, they reviewed the growing development of ties during 2019 in all spheres.
Likewise,” he said in statements to the press, “we noted the progress of Russia’s effective participation in our Economic-Social Development Plan until 2030, in the energy, transport, industry, biotechnology, and agriculture sectors, among others.
Díaz-Canel ratified the high level of political exchange and the great coincidence of opinions on the main issues on the international agenda, and reiterated Cuba’s total opposition to NATO’s expansion towards the Russian border.
It meant that the signing of important agreements this Thursday reaffirms the mutual will to continue strengthening the legal framework that protects bilateral ties.
On the basis of mutual respect and friendship
In statements to the press after witnessing with President Miguel Diaz-Canel the signing of several agreements in Havana, the Prime Minister of Russia, Dimitri Medvedev, ratified his country’s categorical rejection of the intensified blockade imposed by the United States on our Island.
He affirmed that he is happy to return to Havana, a city that will soon be 500 years old, and where there is a spirit of renewal and dynamic development.
Medvedev highlighted Cuba as an important partner in Latin America, adding that bilateral ties are built on a long-term basis, based on mutual respect and friendship.
He assured that the Russian government will continue to support the island in projects linked to sectors such as agriculture, transport and the digital area, among others, and expressed his conviction that relations between the two countries have a bright future.