HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 10 (ACN) The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, held on Saturday official talks with the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States, Marcelo Luis Ebrard Casaubón, who is making an official visit to the island.
In the fruitful meeting, both Foreign Ministers reviewed the good state of bilateral relations and ratified the shared will to strengthen political-diplomatic, economic, commercial, cooperation and cultural ties, within the framework of 117 years of uninterrupted relations.
Minister Rodriguez thanked Mexico for its historic support to the battle for the lifting of the U.S. blockade against Cuba, as well as for the recent vote in favor of the resolution condemning that policy. In addition, they exchanged on issues on the international and regional agenda.
The distinguished visitor was accompanied by the Undersecretary for Latin America and the Caribbean, Maximiliano Reyes Zúñiga; the head of the Presidency Advisors, Lázaro Cárdenas Batel; the general director of Technical and Scientific Cooperation of the Mexican Agency for International Cooperation for Development, Laura Elena Carrillo Cubillas and the Mexican ambassador in Cuba, Miguel Ignacio Díaz Reynoso.
Present on the Cuban side were the Director General for Latin America and the Caribbean, Eugenio Martínez Enríquez; the Director General for Consular Affairs and Cubans Living Abroad, Ernesto Soberón Guzmán; and the Director General a.i. for Multilateral Affairs and International Law, María del Carmen Herrera Caseiro.