HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 13 (ACN) Japanese MP Tomoko Abe expressed today her rejection of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba, and the actions of Donald Trump's administration to tighten it.
Abe reiterated her repudiation to this hostile policy when receiving Cuban ambassador to that Asian country, Miguel Angel Ramirez, at the National Diet Building.
Abe recalled her long friendship and solidarity with Cuba, and affirmed that the fight against the blockade will also contribute to the fight for world peace.
For his part, Ramirez expressed his admiration and gratitude for the outstanding role of the legislator in fostering bilateral relations.
At the same time, he had an exchange with the board of directors of the Japan-Cuba Integrative Medicine Society about the positive impact and potentialities of the scientific-technical collaboration between this Japanese society and the Cuban Society of Bioenergetic and Natural Medicine.
He informed the Japanese executives about Cuba's latest advances in biotechnology, vaccination, rehabilitation system and results in the health system by incorporating unique products developed by Cuban scientific institutions.
The president of the Japanese society, Dr. ItoToshinori, considered that, through visits to Cuba and exchanges with its doctors, he has confirmed the development of integrative medicine in the Caribbean country.
He particularly praised the Cuban success in developing unique vaccines of its kind in the world, despite the serious limitations imposed by the US blockade.
On the other hand, Cuba and China reviewed today the implementation of a joint center for biotechnology innovation, considered key to scientific development based on projects and techniques achieved in Cuba.
This center is in the equipment phase and its construction is part of the joint cooperation of both countries in this strategic sector.