This Monday, August 22, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz received His Excellency Mohammad Javad Zarif, minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on an official visit to the island.
In a friendly atmosphere, the two exchanged views on the positive state of bilateral relations and expressed their interest in broadening these in the economic, commercial, financial and cooperation sectors.
Accompanying the distinguished visitor was His Excellency Kambiz Sheikh Hassani, ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Cuba, and Mohammad Keshavarz Zadeh, director general for the Americas at the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
Representing Cuba were Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of Ministers and minister of Economy and Planning, and Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, minister of Foreign Affairs.
Earlier, Foreign Minister Zarif held meetings with Cabrisas Ruiz, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla and Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, minister of Foreign Trade and Investment.