Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday afternoon, February 18, received the honorable Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru, who is making an official visit to the country.
In a cordial environment, the two leaders discussed the state of bilateral relations and agreed to continue strengthening the historic ties shared by the two peoples. They likewise addressed issues of regional and international interest.
The distinguished guest was accompanied by Ana María Liliana Sánchez de Díaz and Blanca Magali Silva Velarde-Álvarez, ministers of Foreign Affairs, and Foreign Trade and Tourism, respectively; as well as Hugo E. Jara Facundo, Peruvian ambassador in Cuba.
Participating on the Cuban side were Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla; Antonio Carricarte Corona, interim minister of Foreign Trade; Cira Piñeiro Alonso, interim minister of Education; and Sergio González González, Cuban ambassador in Peru.