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Díaz-Canel meets with Alberto and Cristina, two visits between friends

Canel y FernandezThe President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, began his third day of activities in this South American city with a meeting, in the Eva Perón room of the Casa Rosada, with Argentine President Alberto Fernández.

According to Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, the island’s foreign minister, on his official Twitter account, during the talks the two leaders both emphasized their willingness to strengthen bilateral relations and the historic ties of friendship shared by their peoples, as well as the importance of promoting economic and commercial relations.

The dialogue took place yesterday, Wednesday, a few hours after Fernandez was inaugurated as head of state, and reflects the importance that the two governments attach to their relations, given the longstanding, common history their countries share.

The Casa Rosada official website also reported news of the meeting, noting that the two Presidents highlighted the importance of increasing commerce in the food and pharmaceutical sectors, with special emphasis on the latter, especially generic medicines for the elderly in Argentina, while expanding collaboration in technology and research.

President Fernandez stated, “We will advance in mutual cooperation” to strengthen cultural and sporting exchanges,” adding, “We have a brotherly commitment to Cuba.”

Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Solá and Deputy Cabinet Chief Cecilia Todesca also participated in the meeting.

Shortly before concluding his working visit in Argentina and returning to Havana, Wednesday afternoon, Díaz-Canel met with Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner at the National Congress. Given the friendship that unites them and the mutual admiration they share for their respective countries, the words of the two leaders were especially cordial and respectful.

On December 11, as a new dawn beaks in the homeland of San Martín, relations between Cuba and Argentina are also stronger. These two meetings make this clear.


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