The two leaders verified the excellent state of the historic bilateral relations and reiterated the common willingness of strengthening and expanding cooperation bonds, taking as a starting point the potential existing in different sectors. The fraternal meeting, held on Monday morning, was also propitious to tackle other topics of common interest on the bilateral and international agendas.
The distinguished visitor was accompanied by Netumbo Nandi Ndaitwah, minister of Foreign Affairs, and Jerobeam Shaanika, Namibia’s ambassador to Havana.
Cuba was also represented at the meeting by Salvador Valdes, vice-president of the Council of State; Dr. Roberto Morales, minister of Public Health; Rogelio Sierra, acting minister of Foreign Affairs; and Giraldo Mazola, appointed ambassador to that African country.
Raul Meets with the President of Equatorial Guinea
Army General Raul Castro, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, met on Monday afternoon with Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, president of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, who was on an official visit to Cuba.
In a cordial atmosphere, the two leaders highlighted the fraternal relations between the two countries and ratified the willingness to continue strengthening and diversifying cooperation bonds. Likewise, they spoke about other topics on the international agenda, with special emphasis on the dangers posed by the expansion of the Ebola fever virus in Western Africa.
The distinguished visitor was accompanied by Alejandro Evuna Owono Asungono, minister of the Presidency in Charge of Missions; Agapito Mba Mokuy, minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; and Lourdes Mba Ayecaba, ambassador of Equatorial Guinea.
Also participating in the meeting, for Cuba, were José Ramon Machado Ventura, vice-president of the Councils of State and Ministers; Rogelio Sierra, acting minister of Foreign Affairs; and Pedro Felix Doña, Cuba’s ambassador to that African nation.