The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received this Tuesday the Vice President of the Government of the Russian Federation and co-president of the Russian-Cuban Intergovernmental Commission for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technical Collaboration, Yuri Ivanovich Borisov, who is visiting our country as a special envoy of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin.
During the meeting, it was found the excellent state of relations between the two countries. The parties discussed economic, commercial, financial and cooperation ties and the prospects for their development.
President Díaz-Canel thanked on behalf of the Cuban people and government for the help sent by the Russian Federation to Cuba to confront COVID-19 and extended a cordial greeting to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
The visitor was accompanied by the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Havana, Andrey A. Guskov, and the director of the Latin American department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Alexander V. Shchetinin.
On the Cuban side, the Vice Prime Minister of the Republic of Cuba, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz; Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla; the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz; and the director general of Bilateral Affairs of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Emilio Lozada García.