Moscow, Russia. – Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez today developed a dialogue with Dmitri Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Government of Russia, as part of the second day of the working visit of the island’s head of state to Moscow, where he will meet with his Slavic counterpart Vladimir Putin.
In a fraternal atmosphere, Diaz-Canel Bermudez and Medvedev examined the state of economic-commercial relations and cooperation, among other issues of common interest.
On Tuesday, the president of the largest of the Antilles toured the popular Arbat street in Moscow’s capital, a pedestrian street whose history dates back to the 15th century.
On this one-kilometre-long boulevard, the president of the island greeted passers-by and became interested in the history of this street, one of the oldest in Moscow and an obligatory point for those who visit it.
Meeting with Russian businessmen
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez today discussed with Russian businessmen the prospects for exports of products and services from the island to the Slavic nation and cooperation in various spheres.
In the meeting, the Cuban president highlighted the difficulties our country is going through since the strengthening of the U.S. blockade, but reaffirmed the determination to never make concessions and to continue with the development programs of the largest of the Antilles.
The meeting was attended by directors of energy companies such as Inter RAO, Sinara, specialized in locomotives, GAZ, from the automotive branch and the Russian Railway Company, among others.
The Russian businessmen referred to the possibility of setting up assembly plants in Cuba, while the head of state called on them to participate with more investments in Cuban development programs.
Cuba will fulfill its commitments
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez assured Russian businessmen that Cuba would honor its commitments, despite the difficulties caused by the U.S. blockade.
In a meeting with directors of important Russian companies, the Cuban head of state explained that our country has ceased to receive financial resources due to the hostility of Washington for almost 60 years.
Diaz-Canel said that the largest of the Antilles, due to the economic siege has been forced to make additional payments for the purchase of fuel, given the White House’s intention to cut energy supplies to the island.
However, the president of Cuba stressed in Moscow, Havana has the will to fulfill the commitments with its business partners.
Diaz-Canel Visits Russian Technology Park
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel visited the Zariadie ecological park in Russia’s capital and will later meet with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
On the second day of his working visit to the Slavic nation, the Cuban president toured the facilities of the innovative park opened in 2017, next to Moscow River, next to the iconic Red Square.
A 70-meter bridge over the void stands out in the facility, which despite its fragile appearance is designed to accommodate up to 4,000 people on its observation platform, and it offers visitors the best views of the Kremlin, the Krimski Bridge and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
Diaz-Canel admired a visual presentation on the 5D technique about the park’s offerings and passages from the history of the Russian capital.
(Taken from Radio Reloj in Spanish)