On the morning of October 23, the First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, held a meeting with the honorable Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy president of the Republic of South Africa.
During the encounter, both ratified the excellent state of bilateral relations between the two countries, highlighting the historic and fraternal ties which unite South Africa and Cuba. They also expressed mutual interest in strengthening and diversifying economic and trade relations and discussed a range of issues on the international agenda.
The distinguished visitor was accompanied by deputy ministers of International Relations and Cooperation; Basic Education; Heath; Natural Resources; Water and Sanitation; Planning, MonitoringandEvaluation and Trade and Industry, among other members of the delegation.
Participating on the Cuban side were Rogelio Sierra Díaz, deputy minister of Foreign Relations and Ángel Villa Hernández the Foreign Ministry’s director for Sub-Saharan Africa.