Cuba, april 24 – Miguel Angel Martinez, Vice-president of the European Parliament, received on Wednesday in this capital the Friendship Medal given by the Cuban Council of State to international personalities with a solidarity stance towards the country in an active and continuous way.
Ana Maria Mari Machado, Vice-president of the National Assembly of the People’s Power (Parliament), presented Martinez with the medal in a ceremony held in the Jose Marti Memorial in the presence of numerous guests, among them relatives of the Cuban antiterrorists condemned to long sentences in the United States. The acknowledgement is given by the Council of State at the request of the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP).
ICAP president Kenia Serrano highlighted the outstanding work of Martinez in favor of the Cuban fighters arrested in the United States and against Washington’s economic, financial and commercial blockade against the Caribbean nation.
Source: Portal of the Cuban Radio