Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon October 5, received the honorable Dr. Rui María de Araujo, Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, who is on an official visit to Cuba.
The two leaders discussed the excellent state of bilateral relations and expressed their commitment to consolidating the ties of cooperation, fundamentally in the area of health. They also addressed other issues of international interest.
Accompanying the Prime Minister were Dr. Hernani F. Coelho da Silva, minister of Foreign Business and Cooperation; as well as the country’s ambassador in Cuba, Olimpio Miranda Branco.
Also participating on the Cuban side were Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla; Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz, minister of Foreign Trade and Investment; and ambassador to Timor-Leste, Oscar Gerardo Coet Blackstock.