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Cuban FM receives top European official

Tamaño letra:

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 17 (ACN) The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, received on Tuesday the Director General of International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission, Stefano Manservisi, who headed the European delegation that participated in the first round of the EU-Cuba Dialogue on Sustainable Development.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a cordial atmosphere, both parties exchanged views on the state of relations and ratified the will to continue the effective implementation of the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) signed between Cuba, the European Union and its Member States in 2016, and provisionally put into effect on 1 November 2017.
During the meeting, the Cuban side highlighted the importance it attaches to the implementation of Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Objectives (SDOs) adopted at the United Nations and highlighted the correlation between these objectives and the 6 Strategic Axes of our country's National Economic and Social Development Plan until 2030.
For the European bloc were also present at the meeting its Ambassador to Cuba Alberto Navarro, and the Head of the Directorate for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean of the European Union, Mrs. Katja Aheldt.
On the Cuban side, the Director of the European Directorate of MINREX, Alba Soto Pimentel, and the Cuban Ambassador to the European Union, Norma Goicochea Estenoz, were present, among other officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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