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Díaz-Canel receives the Prime Minister of Namibia

Diaz Canel NamibiaThe First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received on Thursday, February 15, Her Excellency Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia, who is on an official visit to the island.

During the fraternal meeting, both sides agreed on the excellent state of bilateral relations and reiterated the will to promote further political ties and cooperation.

Díaz-Canel thanked Namibia for its support following Hurricane Irma, as well as in the fight against the U.S. blockade.

Both politicians also exchanged on topics of interest on the international agenda.

The distinguished African guest was accompanied by Peya Mushelenga, Minister of Urban and Rural Development; Jerobeam Shaanika, Namibian ambassador to Cuba; and Elizabeth Assamany, deputy director of Policy Research of the Office of the Prime Minister, as well as other members of the official delegation.

Participating on the Cuban side were Rogelio Sierra Díaz and Ileana Núñez Mordoche, deputy ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and Investment, respectively; Gisela García Rivera, director of Sub-Saharan Africa at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, and other ministry officials.


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