Yesterday, October 19, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a Council of Ministers vice president and co-president of the Cuban delegation to the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission began a visit in Moscow with a meeting with Sergei Glazyev, advisor to the President of the Russian Federation on topics relating to Eurasian integration, during which the two officials discussed the possibility of Cuba joining the Eurasian Economic Union as an observer nation.
In the afternoon, the Cuban representative met with presidents of the Uralvagonzavod Company and Sinara Group, Oleg Sienko and SergeyPapin, respectively.
The current state and potential development of Russia-Cuba collaboration in the sphere of rail transportation – specifically in regards to repairs, modernization and production of cars and locomotives – were addressed during both encounters.
Cabrisas arrived in Moscow on the afternoon of Sunday, October 18 and is scheduled to meet with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Rogozin, co-president of the Russian delegation to the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission, and partake in the signing of important governmental agreements.
(Cuban Embassy in Russia)