Japanese Prime Minister’s Visit to Cuba Strengthens Bilateral Ties

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Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, arrived in Havana for an official visit, the first ever paid by a Japanese premier to Cuba

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The Japanese top leader arrived in Havana from New York, where he participated in the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. He was welcomed at the José Martí International Airport by Vice President of the State Council and member of the Politburo, Salvador Valdes Mesa; and by Deputy Foreign Minister, Rogelio Sierra.

The head of the Japanese government will meet this afternoon with the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raul Castro, to hold official talks.

(Taken from granma.cu and translated by Escambray)

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