Havana, Nov 18 (ACN) Army General Raul Castro met on Thursday with European lawmaker Manuel Pineda, who is on a working visit to Cuba at the invitation of the island’s National Assembly of People’s Power or Parliament.
During the meeting, Raul Castro appreciated the supportive work by the Friendship-with-Cuba Parliamentary Group at the European Legislative Body.
Meanwhile, lawmaker Pineda who also is the secretary of Foreign Affairs of Spain’s Communist Party reiterated his support of Cuba and the rejection by the European left against the US economic, commercial and financial blockade of the island nation.
The meeting was also attended by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez.
During his stay on the island, the European lawmaker has been received by the First Secretary of Cuba’s Communist Party and President of the Republic Miguel Diaz-Canel and by the President of the Council of State and Parliament Esteban Lazo.