President of the Cuban State Councils and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez and Russian President Vladimir Putin today speak of the strengthening of the bilateral strategic association in the Kremlin.
The Kremlin has reported that both Heads of State are discussing the prospects for further deepening the Russian-Cuban strategic partnership in various areas and exchanging views on international and regional issues.
In addition to the meeting of the Russian Presidency, the Cuban Head of State meets with the leaders of the Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin and the Soviet Union (Valentina Matvienko).
Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, who first visits the country as head of state, also speaks with the head of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, Gennady Zyugan.
Cuban President, shortly after his arrival, the Cuban President stressed that not only the country had won, but defeated the United States 10 times once.
The president referred to the rejection of the highest international body to modify the Cuban initiative against the US assault by voting.
"Once again, the world has recognized the Cuban cause and defended the island, because it is aware that it is fair," Diaz-Canel Bermudez said in a press conference yesterday at the Embassy of the Island.
The Duma (Russian Lower House) and the Council of the Alliance (Senate) have recently approved their resolutions and calls on the UN, the international community and the world's parliaments to reject the siege of the American Cuba.
The Cuban stateman travels to Russia after the Havanna has signed co-operation agreements for more than $ 250 million in the presence of the Cuban Government, Ricardo Cabrisas and Russian Prime Minister Yuriy Borisov.
(Originated from PL)