On the afternoon of September 30, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz received His Excellency José Mário Vaz, President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau.
During the fraternal encounter the visitor expressed his gratitude for Cuba’s solidary and unforgettable contribution to the independence struggles of the people of Africa, especially that of his country; as well as the role played by compañero Fidel in that regard.
The leader of the Cuban Revolution and President of Guinea Bissau discussed the island’s support to the African country, in addition to the importance of increasing global food production. Meanwhile, Fidel reiterated Cuba’s fundamental task of promoting cooperation between the peoples.
As an expression of the links which unite the two countries, the two leaders ended the memorable meeting with an embrace.