President Diaz-Canel receives Panamanian foreign minister

Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday received Panamanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Janaina Tewaney, government sources reported.

The confirmation of the meeting as part of an official visit to Havana was made by the Presidency of the Republic on Twitter.

During the day, the visiting foreign minister also meet with her Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodríguez, during which they discussed common challenges and the historic ties between nations.

Rodríguez highlighted the intense agenda of the Panamanian delegation since its arrival last Saturday, which included a meeting with the Cuban president and participation in the closing ceremony of the 5th International Meeting for the World’s Balance.

For her part, Tewaney stressed her country’s interest in strengthening trade, as well as unity in the Latin American region, starting from the presidency of the G-77 plus China, held by Cuba.

The Panamanian minister paid tribute to National Hero José Martí, before his statue in the 13 de Marzo park, in Old Havana.

She also met with Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca, with whom she agreed upon the existing potential to continue the development of bilateral economic relations.


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