The Cuban president is scheduled to meet this Tuesday with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, gave a speech on Tuesday before the deputies of the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament.
Specifically, the Cuban president stressed that political relations between Moscow and Havana are “excellent”, although the development of commercial ties is still “pending”. In this sense, he highlighted the humanitarian aid that Russia offered to the island during “the pandemic peaks” of covid-19, as well as the support provided after catastrophes such as the fire that occurred in the city of Matanzas, in the surroundings of the Base of Supertankers.
The president arrived in Moscow this Saturday as part of an international tour of several countries. His next stops will be Turkey and China.
The Cuban president is scheduled to meet this Tuesday with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to address issues such as political, commercial, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation between the two countries, as well as to exchange views on key issues on the international agenda. Likewise, the leaders will participate in the inauguration ceremony of a monument to Fidel Castro in Moscow.