Foreign Ministers from Cuba and United Kingdom Talk

Havana, March 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez held a telephone conversation on Monday with UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt.

According to a tweet by the head of Cuban diplomacy, both confirmed the good state of relations between the two countries and exchanged views on international issues.

The telephone conversation between Rodríguez and Hunt took place in the context of the visit to Cuba of Prince Charles of Wales and the Duchess Camila of Cornwall, the first to the island of members of the British royal family.

Previously, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, in a message on the aforementioned social network, considered the presence of his Highnesses in the Caribbean nation an honor and announced the reception and official conversations he will hold with them this Monday here.

Carlos and Camila, who are winding down a 10-day trip through Caribbean countries, arrived on Sunday in Havana.

As the first of their activities, they paid tribute to apostle of Cuban independence Jose Marti and toured the memorial that bears the name of the Cuban National Hero located at the Revolution Square, accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister Ana Teresita Gonzalez.

on Monday morning they visited the Palace of the General Captains, today a museum, in the historic center of Havana, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.

After the meeting with President Diaz-Canel in the evening, they will attend a dinner thrown by the Head of State and a ballet gala at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso.

Meetings are planned with private sector business people and members of a classic British car club, and tours of community and art centres. Distinguished visitors will also learn about actions in Cuba in the areas of urban agriculture, combating domestic violence, preservation of the environment and heritage restoration.

Tomorrow they will visit the Mariel Special Development Zone, for the ceremony to start the construction of a photovoltaic park with British support.


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