Cuba”s President Raul Castro, today met with Prime Minister of Algeria Abdelmalek Selal, and with the leader of the National People”s Assembly Mohamed Larbi Ould Khalifa.
During the exchanges, which took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere, the Cuban President recalled that this is his third visit to the African nation and that the two countries have historical ties of friendship and solidarity.
For his part, the head of the Algerian Parliament said he greeted Raul Castro with his heart, and he stressed that the fight is reinforced when friends meet again.
The Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtan Lamamra and Health Minister Abdelmalek Boudiaf also attended the meeting.
The Cuban side was represented by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, Vice President Ricardo Cabrisas and Minister of the Armed Forces Leopoldo Cintras Frias.
Cuba maintains cooperation with Algeria in various areas including 900 brigades of health collaborators working in materny and children programs. The exchange of both nations in the pharmaceutical industry also stands out.