Cuba and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines strengthen relations

Kingstown, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday ratified their excellent solidarity and friendship ties, after more than 27 years of uninterrupted diplomatic relations.

Jose Manuel Leyva presented his credentials as Cuban Ambassador to this nation, and conveyed to Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves and Governor General Susan Dogan greetings from President Miguel Diaz-Canel. 

In both meetings, the head of Cuban diplomacy and Saint Vincent authorities corroborated the excellent state of relations and expressed the will to continue deepening cooperation in the health and construction sectors.

Leyva thanked St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ for its support for the Cuban people’s demand to end the US economic, commercial and financial blockade, imposed for almost six decades. 

The authorities also highlighted the high political coordination of both nations, in defense of the just causes of the region and the struggle for world peace.

In November, in the framework of the Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Meeting held in Havana, President Diaz-Canel received Prime Minister Gonsalves, with whom he spoke on issues of mutual interest, as well as the regional and international agenda.

Cuba and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines established diplomatic relations on May 26, 1992, and are currently working to integrate their mutual potential for technical, economic, commercial and social development.

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