Cuba and Uruguay Seek to Expand Economic and Trade Links

Cuba and Uruguay Seek to Expand Economic and Trade Links

Cuba and Uruguay Seek to Expand Economic and Trade Links

Havana, Nov 5 –  Cuba and Uruguay are seeking to widen and deepen their economic and commercial relations, said Uruguayan Foreign Affairs Minister Luis Almagro and Cuban Minister Council vice president Ricardo Cabrisas here Tuesday.

In a meeting held in the Palace of the Revolution, they agreed on the relevance of relaunch those links to the level of the existing excellent political ties.

The conditions are created to make a leap in our relations, said Cabrisas visitors, after highlighting the running of the agreements reached in the area of health, sports, sugar industry and education.

For his part, Almagro agreed to qualify the evolution of those relations as favorable, and expressed the interest of his country to study the experiences of the island on issues of business, self-management and expand cooperation to other branches.

We have a way to go, even to continue strengthening political dialogue, said, and reasserted that the condemnation of the US blockade against Cuba constitutes a guideline from the policy of his nation’s government.

This is the fourth time Almagro visits Cuba, now leading a large business delegation on the occasion of the International Fair of Havana, FIHAV 2014, the most important shopping bag general of Cuba and the Caribbean.

The Uruguayan Foreign Minister met Monday with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez, who expressed interest in raising their country’s presence in this type of events that contribute to print more dynamic development of relations.

At that time, Almagro highlighted the role of Cuba in the international battle to face the Ebola epidemic affecting several countries in West Africa, where more than 250 physicians and specialists Cuban health. While in the island, the Uruguay Foreign Minister also met with Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca.

Source: Prensa Latina

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