In the afternoon of December 16, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, received his Excellency Dr. Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, president of the Republic of Cape Verde, making an official visit to the country.
During the cordial meeting the two leaders discussed the positive state of bilateral relations – celebrating their 40th anniversary this year – and agreed on the desire to develop them. They likewise addressed various issues on the international agenda.
The distinguished visitor was accompanied by the honorable Dr. António Correia e Silva, minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation; Ambassador of Cape Verde to Cuba, Daniel Oliveira; and Arnaldo Delgado, diplomatic advisor to the president.
Participating on the Cuban side were Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, minister of Foreign Relations; Rodolfo Alarcón Ortiz, minister of Higher Education; and Rogelio Sierra Díaz, deputy minister of Foreign Relations.